‘We’re Proud Of You’ – Sanwo-Olu Hosts Ikorodu Bois At State House (Photos)


Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of Lagos state, has on Monday hosted Ikorodu Bois, a comedy group, who paid him a courtesy visit.

The Governor took to his Twitter page to share photos of himself and the talented kids at the state government house, Alausa in Ikeja.

In a post accompanying the pictures, Sanwo-Olu commended the group, which he described as “generational filmmaking talent”, for their heroics that have shot them into global prominence.

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The governor cited the group’s recent appearance on an advert displayed on Broadway Times Square in New York City by Netflix, US movie streaming platform.

He also hailed their nomination for the 2021 edition of 2021 Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards.

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Sanwo-Olu said the state is proud of the group while reiterating his administration’s commitment to promoting the creative industry.

He wrote;

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.

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Ikorodu Bois, known for mimicking music videos and Hollywood trailers, comprises brothers Muiz Sanni, 15, Malik Sanni, 10, and their cousin, 13-year-old Fawas Aina while the Sanni’s older brother, 23-year-old Babatunde Sanni, works as editor and manager.

The group began in 2017 when Babatunde decided to share their skills with the world via social media.

They started pulling the strings thereafter by making use of household items to depict top gears adopted in movies while also using wheelbarrows to replicate luxury cars.

Ikorodu Bois have re-enacted various high-budget movie trailers such as ‘Bad Boys for Life’, ‘Money Heist’, and a tribute to late basketball legend, Kobe Bryant.

Other videos recreated are singer Roddy Rich‘s ‘The Box‘ music video, Michael Jackson’s ‘Don’t Care About Us’, and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle.

The creative efforts of The Ikorodu Bois have not gone unnoticed as many celebrities including in Hollywood industry.

See some photos from the courtesy visit below;

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