Renowned theatre practitioner, film director and writer, Mr. Yibo Koko, has joined the Africa Magic team as Head of Productions for M-Net West Africa.
Prior to joining Africa Magic, Mr. Koko served as the Creative Consultant to the Rivers State Ministry of Culture and Tourism and also as the Sub Committee Chairman for the opening and closing ceremonies at the 17th National Sports Festival in Rivers State.
Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu, the Regional Director for M-Net (West), says: “We are extremely pleased to have Yibo Koko on board. He brings with him over 24 years of indigenous and international entertainment industry knowledge and experience and I am positive that he will achieve even greater heights in his new position as Head of Productions for Africa Magic. His addition to the team bodes well not just for existing and future Africa Magic productions, but also for the various entertainment industries across the African continent.”
Mr. Koko’s appointment is effective immediately. Speaking on his appointment, Mr. Yibo Koko says: “Africa Magic continues to play a prominent role not just in Nigeria’s entertainment industry but across the continent and even globally. The vision behind Africa Magic is to continue to give indigenous talent the opportunity to showcase their works to the world and I am thrilled to now be a part of this vision.”