Since the release of the third and fourth season of the movie co-produced by Mount Zion Faith Ministries and Flaming Sword International titled ABEJOYE, special attention has been drawn to the fathers who played the roles of “high ranking officials for the council of African Traditionalists in the United States and Caribbean”.
Today, gospelfilmsng has brought closer to the audience one of the fathers, Evang. Bayode Ojo, who played the role of High Chief Dr Henry Anjuwon Awoponire in Abejoye who grace found and got saved at the later part of the 4th season.
Evang. Bayode Ojo is a Nigerian US Based Actor, Filmmaker, Screenwriter and Script Consultant who is currently resident in Dallas, Texas. According to one of his profiles found on the internet, he is a complete creative arsenal, lethal and point blank sniper and his role interpretation in Abejoye movie confirmed that an encounter with him will attract unforgettable memory in the mind.
Bayode Ojo was born on September 11th in Oye-Ekiti, Nigeria. He attended Eko Boys’ High School, Mushin Lagos. He graduated from Ondo State University (now Ekiti state University, Nigeria) with a degree in Philosophy in 1990. He holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Public Relations from the Nigeria Institute of Journalism, Ogba Ikeja.
He worked with Lola Fanikayode between 1996 and 1999 where his Radio/TV Production skills were horned. He was at Eastend Audioviz and was involved in top TV programmes like YOUR CHOICE (A Couples Game Show), A-Z (True Story Dramatization series), and Golden Pasta Cook & Win Show. In 2005 and 2006 he produced and scripted for Peak Mum of the Year TV Competition for WAMCO. He has produced TV Documentaries for TFC, Chike Okoli Foundation and also produced TV Commercials for TELL Communications and TOTAL Plc. to mention a few.
He veered into Advertising and worked at Insight Communications Limited, the foremost Advertising Agency in Nigeria/West Africa as a Senior Copywriter. He left Insight to work as a Script Consultant and scriptwriter for Communicating For Change (NGO) and produced 2 short films (GAME OVER & ONE VOICE MAKES A MAJORITY) on GOVERNANCE and DEMOCRACY in 2011 sponsored by Ford Foundation. Bayode Ojo is a creative asset blessed with multiple potentials. He has blazed through Branding, and Experiential Marketing leaving his marks everywhere he went.
His passion for writing is indescribable. He has written four novels between 1986 and 1998. PETALS AROUND THE ROSE is his fifth novel but first to be published. He got married to Adeola on September 11, 1999 and their union is blessed with four lovely children, Oluwatimilehin, Oluwasetemipe, Oluwasemilore and Demilade Ojo. Bayode is a fantastic dancer, an actor, an entertainer and a master Compere.
Source(s): Petals Around the Rose (Amazon), linkedin
Published By: Ifeoluwa ORISAKAHUNSI