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New Movie Based on the 1993 Nigerian Airways Plane Hijack Unveiled by Charles Okpaleke
Play network studio has begun the development of a film set to interpret the surprising events of October 25, 1993, in which four teenage boys Richard Ogunderu, Kabir Adenuga, Benneth Oluwadaisi, and Kenny Rasaq-Lawal hijacked a Nigerian airways plane en route Abuja from Lagos and forced its pilots to land in Niger republic as a medium of protest against the June 12 elections, in an attempt to force the government to hand over power to MKO Abiola following the failed June 12 elections.
In Verification of the announcement, Charles Okpaleke took to his Instagram with details of the forthcoming project. “In line with our commitment to telling our Nigerian stories, my research and writing team at the @playnetworkstudios have been working on an amazing storyline for a few months now that is centered around the 1993 hijack of the Nigerian Airways,” Okpaleke stated.
“The preliminary plot I have just been sent is amazing we are still reaching out to key participants of that hijack to share with us, a more in-depth account of their first-hand participation!”