Jul 31, 2008, 6:21 AM
An iconic figure in the
The airplane, which will be carrying Mr. Duru to the
Mr. Duru will spend three days in
The arrival of Francis will, in the meantime, herald the coming into the country of the hottest Nollywood personalities-Aki & Pawpaw, Osufeson and Mama G. also known as Patience Uzuoku- and will hold seminar during his visit to The Gambia.
According to Dr. Wilcox, the CEO of Chartered House, the purpose of the visit of Francis is not only aimed at beefing up public confidence in the expected subsequent visits of the three other big names in Nollywood but is also intended to promote and nurture cultural exchanges.
Meanwhile, the appeal for Nigerian films goes well beyond the federal republic and like a raging bush-fire, their popularity is increasingly gaining toe-hole, leaving fans burning with a longing for more.The stories tend to be pretty simple but very dramatic and heavy on the emotions.