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Yewande Awokoya Becomes Omo Elemosho



Months after she stole fans heart with her deep story line in Igbo Dudu, Yewande Awokoya is back with a bang with OMO Elemosho, The Movie, Omo Elemosho is about a deity called Ero, Omo Elemosho played by Yewande. Ero is placed in the league of Sango, Obatala, Ogun and other powerful gods in the Yoruba belief system. Ero has her strengths and her weaknesses just like her fellow counterparts; Ero is worshipped by the people of Ijagba.

According to the Babcock Mass Communication graduate, ‘’ my movie sell our cultures and it is not different, continuing on the synopsis. She said, one day, an aged woman called Asake comes crying to Ero’s shrine. She says her only daughter, Tanwa has been missing for two months and all effort to find her has been abortive.

She says if Tanwa is found within the next thirty days she would be confirmed a witch and beheaded according to the tradition of the land. She pleads with Ero to find her daughter and bring her back home since her daughter is all she’s got after her husband’s death. She says if Ero is unable to bring her home in thirty days, she would take her own life before the king does.

Ero who has her own limitations set out in search of Tanwa disguised as a human. The search for Tanwa brings Ero to the city. The deity’s journey into modern civilization is filled with challenges and a lot of setbacks. Was Ero able to bring Tanwa home or was Tanwa destined by the gods to die young? What becomes of Asake in Ijagba town where witchcraft is not condoned?

The movie is directed By Bayo Tijani and Yomi Fash Lanso, Muyiwa Ademola, Bimbo Oshin, Toyin Aimakhu, Ronke Oshodi Oke, Seyi Ashekun, Lanre Hassan, Fausat Balogun, Afeez Eniola, Yewande Adekoya, Oluwaseyi Ashekun and Folashade Olono.

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