One of Nigeria’s leading Nollywood entrepreneurs, Kunle Afolayan, has been around as a good role model in the industry. A young Nigerian serial investor, Okwilague Shamac Ibrahim, has set up a line of business aimed at repositioning the film industry in Nigeria.
Describing Afolayan as a role model he likes, Ibrahim said, “I hold him in high esteem for being an energetic and passionate person who is dedicated to his job and his achievements are highly commendable feats of success,” Ibrahim said.
Also narrating his story of how he became a jack of many trades and master of all, being a serial investor, Ibrahim said that it is all about commitment, learning and the willingness to know.
According to him, what is needed for an investor to have experience in any business of interest is to master its rudiments, since human minds are intelligent enough to grasp everything that it sets out to achieve.
Ibrahim, who in 2022 founded the GreatIby Group, had appeared in many other businesses before that, a phenomenon that portrayed him as the “jack of many trades”, but importantly, he said he became a “master of all trades. ”
The young investor reported that, over the years, he had built a remarkable portfolio and satisfied clients and partners in the entertainment industry, predominantly in film and content creation and also in the cryptoverse as it is one of the first people with access and genuine. interest in cryptocurrency years ago.
To harmonize their business interests and gifts was the reason Ibrahim founded the GreatIby Group to bring all his skills, talent and resources together in one hub, and today, the organization is “a collection of companies predominantly in oil and gas.” gas, Show Biz, Real Estate and Digital Assets”.
In addition, part of his organization’s philosophy, as defined, is to “match investors with the best deals, investments, and platforms in these sectors while creating opportunities for unique people to take advantage of their talents and skills.” .
Born on September 23, 1987, Ibrahim, a native of Jattu-Uzaire, Etsako-West Local Government Area of Edo State, has described himself as “a positive-minded person who values honesty and integrity, saying: “honesty and integrity are the greatest values that could be possessed by an individual.”
Ibrahim, Technologist by Academic Certification, graduated in 2008 B.Ed.Tech.Edu from the Department of Electrical/Electronic Technology, University of Benin, Edo State, completed his NYSC program between 2009-2010 in Ogun State, serving as a Site Engineer at the Governor’s Office, Electrical Engineering Services Office, Oke’Mosan area of Abeokuta.
Subsequently, he traveled to the UK for his Master’s program in Digital Visual Effects which he completed with distinction. Her love of film production, she said, was the motivation behind her choice, of course.
Speaking about his experience in transactional activities, Ibrahim said that he was similar to his parents, that his passion for business developed from childhood as he grew to see his parents as business owners, and he, over time, carefully helped in the growth of their parents. business when he was a teenager.
However, Ibrahim said that he ended up specializing in movies and cryptocurrency later in life.
No matter how far he has come in the industry, Ibrahim said he was still highly motivated and determined to achieve a host of heartbreaking achievements in the film industry, starting with expanding the scope of his movie production business operation and cryptocurrency trading. .
In recent years, Ibrahim has produced successful films, one of which is ”African Messiah”, which featured movie stars such as Nadia Buhari, Darlington Achakpo “Speed Darlington” Temidayo Omoniyi “Zlatan”, Nosa Afolabi” Lasisi Elenu” Charles Okocha and many others.
Ibrahim, whose philanthropic gestures have also been praised, said he also intends to build the best art film production studio in Lagos with top-notch equipment, while aspiring to change people’s perception of film production in Lagos. Nigeria.