Top Nollywood actress Bimbo Akintola and actor, Gideon Okeke have been tested positive to the deadly Ebola virus that stormed Nigeria, in the movie 93 Days.
The movie which is set to hit the cinemas in September, tells the true life story of how the Ebola outbreak got into the country on July 20, 2014, after an acutely ill traveler from Liberia, Patrick Sawyer arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International airport in Lagos, Nigeria and how it was first contacted by the staffs of First Consultant hospital, Obalende, Lagos and how they were able to curb the deadly virus.
NAIJ.COM, Bimbo Akintola played the role of late Dr. Ameyo Adadevoh, revealed how she tried to protect other staffs of the hospital including Gideon Okeke, without knowing that they she had also contacted the virus. All efforts to stay alive proved abortive as she died of the disease.
The Ebola movie would be officially premiered on September 16, and would also be showing at Pastor Paul Adefarasin’s church, House on The Rock, Lekki, Lagos. The movie which gulped about N400m was produced by the CEO of Terra Kulture, Bolanle Austen-Peters and directed by Steve Gukas.
Some of the production crew during the private screening of the movie ’93 Days’. The lead cast includes Danny Glover, Tim Reid, Bimbo Akintola (as Stella Adadevoh), Gideon Okeke, Somkele Iyamah Idhalama, Alastair Mackenzie, Keppy Ekpeyong Bassey (Patrick Sawyer), Bimbo Manuel among others.