Media entrepreneur, Mo Abudu, is guest on this week’s edition of CNN African Voices Changemakers sponsored by Globacom.
Born in London in 1964, Abudu is reputed as one of those pushing the frontiers of film and television in Africa. She created Moments with Mo, an educative and entertaining programme which was on television for many years until 2006 when she founded EbonyLife Television. The station airs in Nigeria as well as in 49 other African countries, the Caribbean Island and the United Kingdom.
The resourceful and unrelenting entrepreneur has produced or been executive-producer of several television drama series including Desperate Housewives Africa in partnership with Disney, Sons Of The Caliphate, Castle & Castle, On the Real and The Governor, all of which have aired on ELTV.
She established EbonyLife Films in 2014 which has produced fantastic films such as The Wedding Party which was adjudged the highest-grossing title of all time in the Nigerian film industry; The Wedding Party 2, The Royal Hibiscus Hotel, Chief Daddy, Your Excellency and Òlòt?ré.
For her myriads of achievements, Abudu, has been rewarded with several