Babajide Sanwo-Olu hosts Ikorodu Bois

The governor hailed their achievements including their recent New York Times Square feature.

Babajide Sanwo-Olu and the Ikorodu Bois [Twitter]

Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu recently played host to Nigerian skit makers, Ikorodu Bois.

In a tweet shared on Monday, May 3, 2021, the governor celebrated the young filmmakers and their global acclaim.

"Today, I welcomed generational filmmaking talent @IkoroduB, whose creativity has put them and Ikorodu on the global map of international platforms like Netflix, earned them a nomination at the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards and put their faces on billboards in Times Square, NY," Sanwo-Olu wrote.

Sanwo-Olu also highlighted the state's commitment to developing creative talents. "As a State, we are proud of them and I thank them for visiting me today. We are committed to developing creative talent in Lagos as we continue to serve as the premier destination for musical, art and creative talent generation in Africa."

The skit making group consisting of three brothers and a cousin have gone on to garner international acclaim with their funny remakes of Hollywood trailers and music videos.


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