By Tomilola Coco Adeyemo
Cultural Ambassador, Isaac Izoya gave an interview to Vanguardngr.com and he spoke extensively on his passion for Nollywood, how he has worked towards giving it a better image outside the country.
According to him, he has been able to “boost” Nigeria’s image and has also come up with an idea to expose Nollywood stars to improve the quality of movie productions.
In his words, Isaac Zoya said;
… By touring Europe with Nollywood stars, they have been able to learn many things …
Izoya also added that he has been touring with the biggest names in Nollywood since the year 2003.
… I can tell you I’ve sponsored over 50 stars including Mama G (Patience Ozokwor), Jim Iyke, Desmond Elliot, Ramsey Nouah, Aki and Pawpaw, Nkiru Sylvanus, Basketmouth, Timaya, Olu Maintain, among others. I’ve also stepped it up by organizing the Nollywood Film Festival Germany and Nollywood Europe Golden Awards.
Isaac Izoya also speaks about the challenges of travelling with Nollywood stars abroad, his marriage and the reason for his decision to branch into Nollywood in 2002. You can read the rest of the interview here.