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Ogiame Atuwatse III receives The Duke of Shomolu

Highly revered Monarch Ogiame Atuwatse III recently received the team from The Duke of Shomolu Productions led by the Co Executive Producer of the highly expected play Ogiame Erejuwa II Mr Evans Jakpa-Johns.

The team which included the Executive Chairman Duke of Shomolu Productions Mr Joseph Edgar had Mr Augustine Ebose Oseghae Managing Director Anchor Insurance, Mr Theo John Philips MD of Goldfire amongst others. Chief Dr Euguene Ikomi while welcoming the team to the Palace stated that Iwere Land was open to all peace loving Nigerians and that the Palace and indeed the whole itsekiri kingdom was joyous at the prospect of having such a unique project at this time.

Mr Evans Jakpa-Johns in his brief introductory remarks congratulated the Ogiame on his recent Coronation stating that the kingdom by this very ephocal event will continue to move in peace and in progress. Joseph Edgar The Executive Chairman of The Duke of Shomolu Productions on his own part informed the Ogiame that the play – Ogiame Erejuwa II was part of a series of historical plays deliberately designed to keep telling our stories in sweetly curated live theatre pieces with the sole aim of engaging ourselves and reminding us of our Rich ancestors.

He went on to say that such strong stories like Awo, Aremu and Isale Eko amongst others have been staged all over the country including Lagos, Abeokuta, Benin and Uyo Sardauna and Emir Sanusi are next in line with over 100,000 Nigerians expected to see these plays physically this year. Ogiame Atuwatse III in his response thanked the team fro The Duke of Shomolu Productions and expressed his delight at the prospect of having such a huge production in Iwara Land at this time. He went on to state the importance of history in shaping the lives and destiny of a people pledging his support for the project and also confirming his attendance of the command performance.

Ogiame Erejuwa II is the 10th in a series of major theatrical expositions by the Duke of Shomolu Productions pulling in over 100,000 Nigerians and attracting such notable figures like the Vice President Prof Yemi osibajo amongst others It’s coming play Sardauna which is expected to hold this October in partnership with Frontline Law Firm Wole Olanipekun and Co is expected to have in attendance President Muhammadu Buhari Ogiame Erejuwa II is holding this Easter Monday at the brownhill Collisuem in Warri. The play has been supported by such powerful individual sponsors like Julius Rone, Amaju Pinnick, Emma Uduaghan, Dere Otubu, Sholaye Jeremi, Dr Awosika to mention a few with EKDC and Anchor Insurance bringing in the corporate feel.

Joseph Edgar

Executive Chairman;

Duke of Shomolu Productions


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