Wednesday, 6 June 2012
Premiere of Last Flight to Abuja Dedicated To Victims of Dana Air Crash
Obi Emelonye, the producer of award winning movie ‘Mirror Boy’ has the dedicated the premiere of his aviation inspired film ‘Last Flight to Abuja’ to the victims of the Dana Air crash.
The premiere would take place on June 8, 2012 in London at the Troxy Cinema and will commence by 9pm. Activities lined up for the event include a Question and Answer session with some of the film’s cast like Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Hakeem Kae-Kazim and Jim Iyke.
“It is quite unfortunate that plane crashes occurred before the premiere of the movie. The movie is dedicated to all who lost their lives in the two ill fated crashes that involved Allied Air and Dana Air on Sunday, June 3 in Accra and Lagos respectively”. A statement from the organizers of the premiere said.
The statement further disclosed that “The movie is to express our solidarity with the feelings of everyone affected by both tragic events, especially those who have lost their loved ones. A minute’s silence will be observed before the film screens, and the movie will be used as a advocacy tool to highlight the issues of air safety in Nigeria and Africa at large”.
‘Last Flight to Abuja’ was inspired by the series of plane crash tragedies that rocked the Nigerian aviation sector in 2006.