The story for Funke Akindele-Bello’s directorial debut, ‘Your Excellency’ was written by Mo Abudu.
Funke Akindele-Bello managed to both direct and feature in the film. She plays the second wife of a presidential aspirant Chief Olalekan Ajadi.
Poking fun at the Nigerian politics and the huge impact of social media, ‘Your Excellency’ tells the story of a bumbling, billionaire businessman and failed presidential candidate, who becomes a credible contender when his dance moves and gaffes ignite social media. The story also shows how politics and social media are shaping Nigerian society in equal measure.
‘Your Excellency’ features Akin Lewis, Kemi ‘Lala’ Akindoju, Shaffy Bello, Kunle Coker, Eku Edewor, ‘EmmaOMG’, Alexx Ekubo, Osas Ighodaro, Seyi Law, Bimbo Manuel, Deyemi Okanlawon, Ini Dima-Okojie, Chigul, Ikechukwu, Helen Paul and Toni Tones.