Onye Ozi (The Messenger) is a comical adventure made by Obi Emelonye (the writer/producer/director of last Flight to Abuja & The Mirror Boy) and it stars Okey Bakasi, Anthony Aclet, Stephen Moriaty, Ngozi Igwebike, Adesua Atuanya, D’Kachy Obi-Emelonye, Frank Ani and Nkiruka Emelonye
The comedy acted in Igbo language tells the story of Metumaribe (Okey Bakassi) who is fresh into London with high expectations and a two-year plan to return to Nigeria a rich man. However, life in London with his new ‘wife’ Mkpurunma (Ngozi Igwebike) is not going to plan.
On one fateful night, TJ an old English man (Stephen Moriaty) is chased by masked men and shot in front of his eyes. As Metu attempts to help the dying man, he hands Metu an envelope and whispers a message as he takes his last breath. From that point on, Metu becomes involved in a psychological but hilarious adventure that will change his life and the lives of those around him forever.