Tuesday , April 13 2021

Toyin Abraham shares challenges of filming on Lagos streets

By Olaitan Ganiu

 

Toyin Abraham has recounted her ordeal within the palms of road urchins in the course of the shoot of her upcoming undertaking, Ige.

Abraham, in a video shared on her Twitter web page, was seen negotiating with a bunch of males for her to make use of a specific location for a scene of the movie.

One of many road urchins within the video refused to gather the sum of N10,0000 which the actress provided and demanded a better sum.

“Space boys, after giving them cash, they’ll nonetheless complain that the cash is just not sufficient they usually need extra. That is what we undergo each time we’re filming however we love them sha,” she captioned the video.

Reacting to the incident, the Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu recommended that filmmakers ought to contemplate wanting into getting state permits to shoot in areas of Lagos to keep away from pointless harassment.

In an interview with Channels TV, Sanwo-Olu famous that filmmakers may search correct permission from non-public property house owners.

“While you start to speak very particularly about ‘Omo onile’, what are the foundations of engagement? So that you wish to go to a spot, did you ask if there’s a allow that it is advisable to have? Are you aware if it’s a non-public property that you’re into”, he mentioned.

Many filmmakers have continued to complain in regards to the undue harassment meted out on them by road urchins or omo oniles in the course of the shoot of their movies.

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