- Talented group Ikorodu Bois keep breaking grounds and meeting influential people one amazing video at a time
- The governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, recently shared photos from the group's visit to him
- Sanwo-Olu said the state is proud of them and appreciated the boys for visiting him
Popular internet sensation Ikorodu Bois keep making Nigerians proud and the Lagos state government is the latest body to appreciate the young boys.
In a post shared by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Facebook, he announced that he welcomed the talented group and also praised them for using their amazing talent to put themselves and Ikorodu on the global map.
Sanwo-Olu thanked the group for paying him a visit at the government house and mentioned that the state is proud of them.
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The governor also disclosed that Lagos state is committed to developing creative talents as it continues to serve as the premier destination for musical, art, and creative talent generation in Africa.
"Today, I welcomed generational filmmaking talent Ikorodu Bois, whose creativity has put them and Ikorodu on the global map of international platforms like Netflix, earned them a nomination at the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards, and put their faces on billboards in Times Square, NY. As a State, we are proud of them and I thank them for visiting me today."
Check out the post below:
Nigerians dropped their opinions about the meeting, while some praised the governor, others said that he would not have noticed the boys if they had not been recognised internationally.
Read some comments below:
Kamorudeen Alowonle Nurudeen wrote:
"Thank you sir Mr. Governor. You have shown us that you are for the people and not for some people. You have been demonstrating and continue to demonstrate your interest in the people of Lagos and Lagos itself. I am proud to be a resident of Lagos."
Emmanuel Adewale Adeshina commented:
"I am proud of you Mr Governor. This is how it should be, you recognised those who are worthy in the society. Congratulations Ikorodu Boyz."
Onu Samuel Blessing Agi said:
"Had they not been recognized internationally, would your government have noticed them? Those boys have been around for a while and you're only noticing them now. Anyways, better late than never."
Ibrahim Hussein wrote:
"This is highly appreciated. Thanks so much sir."
Ifeanyi Peter Okonkwo wrote:
"Always claiming other people's glory. You should b ashamed of yourself. Your human capitals are being identified by foreign bodies."
Babatunde Sunday Oluwaseun commented:
"I hope this "We are committed" always will be true in real sense not just on Facebook as a write-up."
Rex Obichie said:
"Hmmm if these same kids had come to your office for assistance before they made it on their own. I am very sure your security officers will insult them and you will hear about their insults and will do nothing. But now you are welcoming them."
Prince Adebola Adebowale Oluwafemi commented:
"International has to recognize them first before you notice the potential of your people."
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Ikorodu Bois featured on a Netflix advert displayed on Broadway, Times Square, New York City.
Times Square is a major tourist destination and entertainment centre in the United States, and in the advert, a clip of a trailer recreated by Ikorodu Bois was included.
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This puts the talented group in the same class as Tiwa Savage, Davido, Burna Boy, and other Nigerian celebrities who have appeared on a billboard in the famous city.
This came after the young boys left many impressed with their remake of Army of the Dead Trailer.