The premiere took place at the Muson Centre, Onikan Lagos on Thursday, October 20, 2016.
The star-studded event was attended by GCFR Former Head of State, Gen. and Mrs Yakubu Gowon, Former Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, HRM, King Alfred P. Diete-Spiff, Jerry Gana, Richard Mofe Damijo, Patrick Doyle, Onyeka Onwenu.
Other celebrities at the event include Taiwo Ajai-Lycett, Ifeanyi Williams, Ivie Okujaye, Linda Ejiofor, Gideon Okeke, Funmilola Aofiyebi Raimi, Beverly Naya, Kemi Lala Akindoju, Okey Uzoeshi, Tope Tedela, Lydia Forson, Meg Otanwa among others.
“Oloibiri” is a movie based on the life of the community where crude oil was first discovered in commercial quantities in Nigeria. It is a story of the frustration and anger of a people whose land was exploited of its resources and abandoned to a life of poverty.
The movie stars top Nigerian actors like Olu Jacobs, Richard Mofe Damijo, William R. Moses, Taiwo Ajai-Lycett, Ivie Okujaye, Ifeanyi Williams, Daniel K Daniel, Wale Adebayo among other talented actors.
Produced by Rogers Ofime and directed by Curtis Graham, "Oloibiri" is currently showing in various Nigerian cinemas nationwide.