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Lagos state Government unhappy with ‘Gangs of Lagos’ film

The Lagos State Government has issued a strongly-worded rebuke against ‘Gangs of Lagos’, a new Nollywood film that started streaming on Prime Video on April 7, 2023.

In a statement on Wednesday, April 12, the state’s Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf, condemned the film for misrepresenting the culture of the state.

She further rebuked the producers for portraying the revered Eyo masquerade as a gun-wielding villain.

In a statement on Wednesday, April 12, the state’s Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf, condemned the film for misrepresenting the culture of the state.

She further rebuked the producers for portraying the revered Eyo masquerade as a gun-wielding villain.

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