"On the streets, everybody is an area boy"
Lagos Nigeria - In one of Africa's most industrious cities, skyscrapers sprawl the length of oceans and slums find holds in crannies everywhere. Here, you are bound to come across different kinds of people, but if there is a set of people that you'll definitely meet in almost every street corner in Lagos, it’s the area boys. According to 'Volume'; "The streetman might be the most useful person to you, but how wise are you to have separate the weed from the shaft?"
Awon boyz follows the lives and journey of 8 area boys living on the streets of Lagos. It sheds a much needed light on their struggles, ambitions, dreams, fears, peculiarities and the commonness that makes them human like everyone else, but will it be enough to change society's perception of them as Public Enemy number one?