Former Nigerian President, Obasanjo Endorses Segun-Okeowo’s Historical Film, “Alli Must Go,” Says He’s Willing To See The Film

Nigeria’s former Head of State (1976-1979) and President (1999-2003) H.E Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has thrown his weight behind the proposed historical documentary movie: “ALI MUST GO.”


Gospel Film News gathered that the film which is expected to be shot this year 2022 is a recap of the events of the popular students’ uprising led by the then NUNS (National Union of Nigeria Students) National President, Comrade Segun Okeowo.

Kolade Segun-Okeowo and Olusegun Obasanjo

“ALI MUST GO” is a historical documentary film about Nigeria’s greatest students uprising of 1978 !!!


Chief Obasanjo commended the initiator of the project and scion of the Late Student Union Leader, Evang Kolade Segun-Okeowo, KSO. Obasanjo also expressed his willingness to watch the movie.

Artwork of the film

Speaking further, the former Head of State, whose military regime was at the centre of the ALI MUST GO crisis; said the film will be a great source of knowledge and information to the younger generation.


He opined that ” any human institution that wants to strengthen itself must learn from it’s past” and the events of ALI MUST GO being a major part of Nigeria’s past ought to be captured in a film.

Chief Olusegun Obasanjo (Former Nigerian President)


Cross Section of Nigeria Students in 1978 during the protest
Late Akogun Segun Okeowo who led the Ali Must Go protest
The 3 sons of Late Akogun Segun Okeowo



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