The greatest gift a man can give his fellow man is the gift of purpose in life. This was the gift Wells Entertainment Ltd, a media and production company financed by Captain Dr. Hosa Okunbor and maned by Nigerian most consistent movie maker, Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen (DGN) gave Mr. Abraham Chukwu the ‘Benin Fruits Seller’ over the week.
In a bid to continue their Social Reformation mandate, Wells Entertainment and Lancelot Imasuen gave this popular Benin fruit seller a reason to believe in hard work, dedication, resilience and also motivate those who are looking up to him at the launch of the ‘Benin Fruit Seller’ documentary during the first ever Benin City Film Festival held recently at Da Civic center, Airport Road Benin City.
Government functionaries, politicians, entertainers and business men and women who attended the high octane event in the ancient city of Benin could not hide their emotions after watching the documentary of a Fruit Seller who has hawked fruits in Portharcourt, Abuja and Lagos, before moving to Benin City. And in other to support his business, cash gifts worth’s thousands of naira was donated for him at the event.
Aside the monetary reward for his doggedness, The Chairman Edo State Festival of Arts and Culture (EDOFEST) Committee and Commissioner for Arts, Culture, Tourism and Diaspora Affairs, Hon. Osaze Osemwegie-Ero, said the State Government will still honour Mr. Abraham Chukwu with an award at the EDOFEST Event that is billed for 17-22 December, 2018.
The ‘Benin Fruit Seller’ documentary is a story of survival, resilience, determination and of course enterprise even in the face of adversities.
It’s entrepreneurial, a call for service enshrining dignity in labour and reward for positive efforts put in.”
The visibly elated Fruit Seller said; “I can never imagine myself in the midst of of people I’m seeing today. Today is the happiest moment of my life. Seeing people of this caliber appreciating my effort is the greatest humanitarian works ever given to me.”
Benin Fruit Seller’ another blockbuster documentary movie from Nigeria’s director of directors and filmmaker, Lancelot Oduwa is coming at the heel of other successful movies like; ‘Lovebirds’, ‘Family First’ and other movies Lancelot have released concurrently.