Popular Nollywood actor, Abdurasak Adewale Sokoti has taken to the social media to commend star actress, Funke Akindele for her efforts toward taking Nollwood to the global community with her selection as a member of the cast billed to prosecute a yet-to-be released Hollywood movie titled 'Avenger: Infinity Wars'.
The Yoruba actor who is the deputy governor of Lagos state Chapter of Association of National Theatre Arts Practitioners stated this in a statement made available to newsmen on Friday in Lagos. He stated that Funke's unprecedented feat in the entertainment sector would definitely put Nollywood in the global map.
”Again this latest milestone, in my view will serve as a concrete visual representation of Nigeria’s greatness and a positive outcome of hard work by one of us in Nollyhood that Nigerian film makers have similar qualities if not better qualities than their peers in the Western world, despite the country’s prevailing challenges.
”Funke Akindele has proved another point to the world, not just to Nigerians that she is a thorough bred, who can demonstrate competence and capacity in the movie business at the global scene. I am indeed proud of her previous and current achievements. Her efforts to unlock all barriers undermining Nigeria’s journey to destination at the global front must be celebrated and largely applauded. I am sure Nigerians can’t wait to see our Funke on the big screen when the movie premieres in May, 2018.”