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Haute Couture Fashion Designer,  Deola Sagoe will be making her acting debut as Funmilayo Ransome Kuti in Kunle Afolayan’s latest flick, October 1.

According to feelers, Ms. Sagoe is playing the lead heroine Tawa, a popular local female teacher and village belle.

The new movie set in pre-colonial Nigeria, September 1960 to be precise is produced by awarding winning producer, Kunle Afolayan.

The story runs thus

Nigeria is on the verge of obtaining its  independence from British colonial rule, a northern Nigerian Police Detective, DAN WAZIRI, is urgently despatched by the Colonial Government to the trading post town of Akote in the Western Region of Nigeria to solve a series of female murders that have struck horror in the hearts and minds of the local community.

On getting to Akote, more murders are committed, and with local tension high and volatile, Waziri has a race on his hands to solve the case before even more local women are killed.

Set against the backdrop of the national celebratory mood of the impending independence, Waziri is pulled into a game of cat and mouse as he and the killer try to outwit each other… leading to the climatic end in which the life of TAWA, is held in the balance.

Waziri has to race against the clock to capture the killer, save Tawa and solve the crime before the British flag is lowered and the Nigerian flag raised on Independence Day… October 1st.

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THE CAST

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