Adedimeji Lateef, “King of Biopic” Acts As Tinubu in New Movie, Shares News on President-Elect’s 71st Birthday
By Elegbede Abiodun
Popular Nollywood actor, Lateef Adedimeji, has announced on social media that he will be playing the role of Bola Ahmed Tinubu in a new biopic Taking to his Instagram page on the politician’s birthday, the film star shared a snippet of the upcoming movie He then went ahead to shower praises on the president-elect and noted that it was an honour relaying his story.
Popular Nigerian actor, Lateef Adedimeji, has now caused a buzz on social media after revealing that he will be playing the role of Bola Ahmed Tinubu in a new movie. On his official Instagram page, the celebrated film star shared a trailer for the upcoming movie titled Jagaban: Last Man Standing.
The movie snippet captured several moments of the film star being in character as the politician and even rocking his signature cap with the infinity sign.
The movie also featured a series of Nollywood stars, including Saheed Balogun, Gbenga Adeyinka the 1st, Segun Arinze and more.
Taking to the caption of the post, Adedimeji gushed over being the king of biopics as he mentioned some of the works he had featured in. “At this point, please feel free to call me THE KING OF BIOPIC. From AYINLA to IGE (unlikely oil merchant) to STRANGERS to JAGABAN (Last Man Standing).” He also used the opportunity to celebrate Bola Ahmed Tinubu and noted that it was an honour to be telling his story with the movie.
The Nollywood star then wished Tinubu a happy birthday as he concluded his post. He wrote:
“Dear @officialasiwajubat ”
It was an honour relaying your remarkable story in the movie, ‘Jagaban: Last Man Standing’.
As we prepare to premiere the movie in May 2023, we take the opportunity to wish you a peaceful and successful time in office as the 16th President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.”