Iyabo Ojo, Toyin Abraham, Zicsaloma, others star in new StarTimes series, ‘Okirika’

Iyabo Ojo, Toyin Abraham, Zicsaloma, others star in new StarTimes series, ‘Okirika’

9/26/2021 9:53:00 PM

Iyabo Ojo, Toyin Abraham, Zicsaloma, others star in new StarTimes series, ‘Okirika’

The producers say the series would be shot in an actual ‘Okirika’ market in Lagos to give it a natural feel.

September 26, 20213 min readOkirika, that rowdy yet dramatic and sometimes hilarious market where used wears are sold, is the premise upon which a comedy series produced by Muka Ray and powered by the entertainment platform,StarTimes, is being produced.

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With a prominent cast lined up for the comedy series, drawn from social media comedians and mainstream actors, the producers say the storyline was written to entertain viewers while passing a moral message.The cast, in their glamour, gathered at the unveiling over the weekend at an event held at Marriott Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos State.

They include Iyabo Ojo, Mr Macaroni, Zicsaloma, Muka Ray, Jide Kosoko, Olaiya Igwe, Yinka Quadri, Binta Ayo-Mogaji, Toyin Abraham, Toro Aramide, Yvonne Jegede, Jide ‘Jblaze’ Oyegbile, and Kitan Bukola, among others.Also in attendance were the CEO of StarTimes Nigeria, Alex Jian; Content Director, Viki Liu; COO, Tunde Aina; and ED of OMD, Yinka Adebayo, and representatives of major Nigerian brands. headtopics.com

The new comedy series will debut soon on ST Nollywood Plus, ST Yoruba, PBO and Wakaati TV, all channels exclusive to StarTimes.Recently, the pay-TV provider partnered with Femi Adebayo, the producer of ‘Ile Alayo’, to adapt his blockbuster movie into a comedy series.

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