Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Basketmouth, Goodluck Jonathan, Obasanjo, Patience Ozokwor feature as Puppets in ‘Ogas at the Top’

Producers say 'Ogas at the Top' will feature puppet doubles of Olusegun Obasanjo, Patience Ozokwor, Sani Abacha, Basketmouth, Ibrahim Babangida, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Bola Tinubu and many others

A satirical puppet show, ‘Ogas at the top’, which will feature top personalities in the political and entertainment sphere is billed to premiere in Nigeria.

The show will feature puppet doubles of Olusegun Obasanjo, Patience Ozokwor, Sani Abacha, Basketmouth, Ibrahim Babangida, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Bola Tinubu and many others.

‘Ogas at the Top’ already has a Kenyan version ‘The XYZ Show’, which won the AMVCA (Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Award) for Best TV Series last year. It is already in its 9th season and has a followership of over 10million people.

The producers of the show say inspiration will never be lacking as the Nigerian political landscape offers story ideas aplenty for the Nigerian version.

‘The Nigerian political scene is a goldmine for stories: we certainly won’t run out of inspiration any time soon. And we know that Nigerians, just like Kenyans, have a wicked sense of humor, so this promises to be a wild ride.’

Executive Producers Gado (Godfrey Mwampembwa) and Marie Lora-Mungai with the Goodluck Jonathan puppet

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