The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has taken to his verified Twitter account to share photos of when he hosted the gifted Ikorodu Bois in his workplace. The comedy group paid the governor a courtesy go to.
In his submit, the Governor talked about that the younger boys’ creativity put them and Ikorodu on the world map.
The Governor tweeted, “In the present day, I welcomed generational film-making expertise @IkoroduB, whose creativity has put them and Ikorodu on the worldwide map of worldwide platforms like Netflix, earned them a nomination on the Nickelodeon Youngsters Alternative Awards and put their faces on billboards in Instances Sq., NY.
“As a state, we’re pleased with them and I thank them for visiting me at this time. We’re dedicated to creating inventive expertise in Lagos as we proceed to function the premiere vacation spot for musical, artwork and artistic expertise era in Africa.”
The comedian group consists of Muiz Sanni (15), Malik Sanni (10) and Fawas (13). They’re recognized for remaking, mimicking and recreating multi-million greenback music movies, film scenes and film trailers utilizing peculiar home items.
They appear to be on a roll this yr as a couple of days in the past, well-liked American Speak Present host, Steve Harvey, took to his verified Twitter account with about 4.2 million followers to hail the Nigerian web sensation
The long-lasting American entertainer gave the lads a thumb up by posting on his Twitter a video of one of many kids standing in entrance of a tv set as he mimicked considered one of his messages, which was delivered on his programme, Motivation.
Hollywood director, Zack Snyder, had a digital video the place he made it recognized that he loves the Ikorodu Bois’ remake of his film trailer, Military of the Useless.
Final yr, the Ikorodu Bois drew the eye of the producers of the film, Russo Brothers, following the remake of the film trailer, Extraction.
After watching their remake, in a tweet, the Russo Brothers expressed pleasure on the remake and invited the trio to the world premiere of their Netflix motion movie sequel.
Additionally, Netflix — a US media service and streaming large — enlisted Ikorodu Bois for its marketing campaign to mark this yr’s version of the Oscars.
Moreso, the skit makers have been nominated for the Favorite African Social Media Star’ class on the 2021 Nickelodeon’s Youngsters’ Alternative Awards. Nevertheless, they misplaced out to Nigerian comedienne, Emmanuella.