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"Otokoto" C.J Fiery in the talks to make film on 1996 ritual killings

Makers of "Ojuju" and "O-Town" are set to produce another thrilling film titled "Otokoto" based on the 1996 Owerri ritual killings.

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C.J Fiery Obasi play Fiery received the 2015 AMVCA Trailblazer Award.

Another Fiery Film Presentation titled "Otokoto" is currently in the works.

To be produced by makers of the much talked about films "Ojuju" and "O-Town," the upcoming film is the final film in the O trilogy.

"Otokoto" will be set in 1996 in Owerri town, and will focus on the ritual murders that shook the town in 1996.

play Concept poster of upcoming film "Otokoto"

 

About the 1996 ritual killings.

In 1996, the police in Owerri, Imo State arrested a man, Innocent Ekeanyanwu, with the head of a young boy, Ikechukwu Okonkwo.

In the course of investigation, the police traced the buried torso of Ikechukwu to the premises of Otokoto Hotel, owned by a business man, Chief Vincent Duru, and uncovered a syndicate that specialised in ritual killing and the sale and procurement of human parts.

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According to Fiery, who co-produced and directed the first two films in trilogy, a lot of things about the upcoming film is still in the talks.

At the 2015 AMVCAs, Fiery received the 2015 Trailblazer Award. His second movie in the O trilogy "O-Town," screened at the 2015 Africa International Film Festival.

Watch trailer for first film in O trilogy, "Ojuju"

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