The new generation of Nigerian children who have been taken over by the new technology we have everywhere may not know him, but if you have been around for a while and remember reading “Ikebe Super” then you are not far from guessing who he is. He is Mr. Morak Oguntade.
Ibrahim Adeola Ganiyu popularly known as Sir GAI is a creative person by birth, Graphic designer by Education, Illustrator by choice, Animator by design and an all round artist by everything else. He is a graphic design graduate from the Yaba College of Technology, Lagos and presently run a creative Products and services company called Imperial Creations Studios Limited (ICStudios) as CEO and Creative Director. His core strength is his creative mind channeled most times through illustrations, animations and most importantly, through comics.
He is also Chief Partner/Executive Creative Director at Playfactor Games Limited (a video and board games development and marketing company), Director, Emperata Contact Marketing (a direct impact Products and services marketing concern), CEO, Gaison Enterprises and Lecturer at Orange Academy, Lagos for Break Away Designers (BAD) and The Creative Department (TCD).
He has worked worked with and consulted for companies in Video Production, Advertising and TV content development. His strength is his creative mind channeled most times through his illustrations, animations and through comics.
He started what is today known as ICStudios in 1990 while in Secondary school with the vision to create the largest pool of creative persons the world has ever seen and channel their creative prowess (powers) towards individual and societal economic growth. Over 18 years down the line, he is still on course.
His published works are: Dark Edge (Published by ICStudios), Hard man (Thisday newspapers), Boltara (Thisday newspapers), Badgais detective stories (Thisday newspapers), Moremi (published by Revolution Media), and Kaboom comic magazine (Published by Prex, amongst others.There are others yet to be published.
He’s married with three boys
Ayodele founded the fast growing Lagos based makeup and special effects company Hanahfacials Makeovers in 2012. She started business while she was an undergraduate at the University of Lagos studying Human Kinetics and Health Education and has since become a force to reckon with in the Nigerian Makeup Industry.
Shina Ajulo is the CEO of Sporedust media Ltd, a Nigerian animation company. He is self-taught in animation, and has a life long dream of making a world class feature animation.