It was reported early Friday 5th of January 2024 that the Nollywood movie grossed about N1 billion in tickets sales at the box office opening.
Atiku took to his verified Twitter (X) account and celebrated the multi-talented actress for setting a new standard for excellence.
The presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2023, said ‘A Tr!be Called Judah’ stands as a beacon of cultural pride.
Atiku said; “I extend my heartiest congratulations to Funke Akindele for the phenomenal success of “A Tr!be Called Judah”.
This film has not only shattered box office records by becoming the first Nigerian movie to earn 1 billion naira in domestic theatres, but it also stands as a beacon of cultural pride and the unyielding spirit of Nollywood. A Tr!be Called Judah” is not just a film; it is a cultural gem that reflects the vibrancy and resilience of Nigerian cinema.
As a nation, we are incredibly proud of Funke’s achievements and her role in elevating Nigerian cinema to new heights. Her success is our success, and it inspires a new generation of filmmakers and storytellers in Nigeria and beyond.
Congratulations, Funke, on this historic milestone. You have set a new standard for excellence, and your work inspires us all.”