‘The CEO’ to premiere in Ivory Coast on December 7

‘The CEO’ to premiere in Ivory Coast on December 7


Following a successful Nigeria, Ghana and London premiere, Kunle Afolayan is set to premiere his movie ‘The CEO’ in Ivory Coast.

The Pan-African movie will premiere in Abidjan, Ivory Coast on December 7, 2016, and will release in Majestic cinemas across Ivory Coast from December 8, 2016.

“The CEO” features Wale Ojo, Lala Akindoju, Angelique Kidjo, Aurelie Eliam, Hilda Dokubo, Jimmy Jean Louis, Peter King, Nico Panagio among others.

The “The CEO” is a mystery-thriller surrounding five top executives from across Africa who are despatched on a 1-week leadership retreat by a multinational telecommunications firm, to determine which one to appoint as the firm’s new CEO.

Things go awry when one-by-one the executives are eliminated in sudden death circumstances, and the finger falls on the last two remaining executive as prime suspects.

According to Afolayan, he borrowed 50 million naira from Bank of Industry to produce the movie which premiered 30,000 feet into the air on June 1, 2016.

“The CEO” premiered in Nigeria on Sunday, July 10, 2016 at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, and in Ghana on Friday, August 12, 2016