Cyprian Ekwensi’s popular novel The Passport of Mallam Ilia is being made into an animated movie.
The 2D feature project is being undertaken by Magic Carpet Studios in Nigeria.
Written in 1948 and published in 1960, The Passport of Mallam Ilia follows a man, Ilia, who is seeking revenge for the death of his wife, Zarah, at the hands of a Mallam Usman. It is set mostly in Kano.
See the trailer below
The movie is set to be released Next Year (2020)
Check out the trailer for Joy here