Ayodeji Richard Makun, popularly known by his stage name, ‘A.Y,’ is a multi-award-winning Nigerian actor, comedian, radio and T.V presenter, actor, writer, director and MC. But what many may not know about him, are his humble beginnings and obstacle-filled road to success.
On the season 2-debut episode of TV show, Binging with Gamechangers, AY shares his inspirational story with host, Seyi Banigbe.
From the untimely death of his parents at a young age, to becoming a father figure to his siblings and spending 9 years in university due to the burden of responsibilities, to becoming Alibaba’s personal assistant, to eventually becoming the AY we all know and love – he spills all on this episode.
The corporate gamechanger on Episode 1 of the show is female engineer, Abbie Fasasi, who is the Managing Partner of engineering firm, XMOS Africa. She is not just an engineer but heads an engineering firm and on this episode, Abbie sheds light on her career growth, defying stereotypical gender assumptions about who an engineer should be, and more.
Check it out below:
About Binging with Gamechangers
The BWG show delves into the minds of people with successful brands and careers who have thrived in Nigeria despite evident barriers. It also emphasizes the need for individuals to ultimately pursue their passion in order to live a happier and more fulfilled life.
It is hosted by trained lawyer and entrepreneur, Seyi Banigbe, who is passionate about empowering Nigerians to become financially independent whilst following their dreams. She oversees several successful businesses in Nigeria, including popular jewelry brand, Bland2Glam.
The show is currently airing online as well as on Africa Magic Family, NTA Network, STV, LTV, MYtv and NTA2. You can visit @thebwgshow on all social media for more details.
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