By Modupe Gbadeyanka
It was a memorable day for a movie star, Funke Akindele, on Wednesday, February 7, 2024, when a leading automobile brand, GAC Motor Nigeria, stakeholders in Nollywood together to celebrate the feat achieved by the actress through her new flick titled A Tribe Called Judah.
The film smashed the Box Office in Nigeria as the movie with the highest revenue of N1.2 billion.
To recognise and reward her contribution to the industry, the filmmaker was presented with a brand new GAC GS4 Luxury SUV at the GAC Motor G-Style Showroom in Lagos.
Present to witness this event were Sola Sobowale, lyabo Ojo, Yvonne Jegede, Bisola Ayieola, Enyinna Nwigwe, Timini Egbuson, Adduni Ade, and others.
“We are celebrating an icon, Funke Akindele, tonight for her excellence and this moment here serves as a reflection for all of us at CIG Motors and reminds us of the power of an excellent spirit, which has been our key goal in running our business.
“We have partnered with people and corporations to transcend relationships beyond just business to showcase the power of collaboration, art and creativity in bringing people together for one common purpose.
“This is part of the reason we are taking over the automobile industry in Nigeria, our Market share, our outstanding products and our partnerships and collaborations speak to our excellent spirit,” the General Manager for CIG Motors, the franchise owners of GAC Motor in Nigeria, Mr Jubril Arogundade, said.