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Nollywood Actor, Olaiya Igwe Wins BEFFTA Awards, Appointed Director Of Marketing At MAF Canada Quick Oats Meal

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It was double honours for the legendary and  veteran Nollywood actor, Ebun Oloyede popularly known as  Olaiya Igwe, in far away London, United Kingdom as he won the prestigious Black Entertainment, Film, Fashion, Television, Arts and Sports,  BEFFTA, Certificate of Achievement and Lifetime Achievement Awards for his ‘ excellent outstanding contribution to society and humanity.’

Barely few days after winning the awards, the popular  actor has  also been  appointed as the Nigeria’s  Director of Marketing, MAF Canada Quick Oats.

The all fiber food supplement is a breakfast and swallow meal produced in Canada and now making an entry into the  Nigeria market.

It’s health benefits such as  reduction of  cholesterol, hypertension, diabetes . poor eyesight and  weight reduction makes it an ideal meal  for every Nigerian and African irrespective of age.

Olaiya is expected to use his wide influence to mobilise his fellow Nollywood actors and  actresses to also use their influences to make the product the preferred choice  of every household in Nigeria and raise 100 thousand distributors and retailers across the 36 states of Nigeria and Africa.

His appointment followed his popularity and successes in the Nigerian film industry having served as inspiration to several  young and old in the make-believe world.

Likened to the likes of famous American actor, Tyler Perry,  Olaiya began his movie career in the 70s and has  produced several  celebrated movies that teaches morality and culture and has fetched him several awards.

Many of his celebrated movies which includes ‘Ololade Mr  Money,’   ‘Abela pupa’  ‘ Iru eshin’  and ‘Osuwon’   has remained evergreen  in the memory of every Nigerian across the globe.

He was also  the first and only actor that foresaw and prophesied  the coming of the deadly  Boko Haram terrorist group  through the movie called ‘Aditu’ (Misery of Unity) which he shot  many years ago. Spent seventy million for the production and is still showing on his YouTube channel till today

The movie was a warning  to the  government and Nigerians   to be wary of an impending doom and how the  government could stop it.

He is the founder of  Olaiya Igwe Entertainment and  doubled as Director General of Connecting to the Grassroots Initiative, CGI.

 

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Madukwe B. Nwabuisi is an accomplished journalist renown for his fearless reporting style and extensive expertise in the field. He is an investigative journalist, who has established himself as a kamikaze reporter.


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