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.
The BWG show, hosted by trained lawyer and entrepreneur, Seyi Banigbe, delves into the minds of people with successful brands and careers who have thrived in Nigeria despite evident barriers. It also emphasises the need for individuals to ultimately pursue their passion in order to live a happier and more fulfilled life.
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
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
Check it out below:
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