Lagos - The producers of the Ebola film, 93 days have replied the Adadevoh family members who are distancing themselves from the biopic film.
According to them, the movie is not the biopic of anyone individual and has never claimed to be the story of Doctor Stella Adadevoh.
In the statement they said that the allegations are not only untrue but are malicious and scurrilous and a calculated attempt to sabotage the feature film, 93Days.
The producers said that the film tells a story that celebrates many of the heroes of the fight against Ebola, these include the doctors, nurses and staff of First Consultant’s Hospital, the employees of the Lagos State and Federal Ministries of Health, Members of the Emergency Operations Centre(EOC), corporate and individual Nigerians who rose to the challenge of fighting the scourge as well as the WHO team that came into help at the risk of personal injury and even death.
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The producers also confirmed that they enlisted the help of the Adadevoh and Cardoso families, and said that family members gave their comments on the script and their amendments were incorporated into the final script, and insisted that the late Stella Adadevoh’s son, Bankole Cardoso, consented to the making of the film and to being portrayed in the film.
The producers also said that they wereaware that Dr Ama Adadevoh and certain elements within the family are involved in another film project on the Ebola story and are attempting to derail 93 days.
"93 Days" is directed by Gukas, and produced by Bolanle Austen-Peters and Dotun Olakunri.
Read the full statement HERE