“From Bartender to Comedy Success” – RMD Advised Me to go Back to School

RMD and AY Makun

Renowned Nigerian comedian AY Makun shared a pivotal moment in his life when veteran actor Richard Mofe Damijo (RMD) advised him to go back to school while he was working as a bartender. According to AY, this counsel from RMD played a crucial role in shaping his path to success in the entertainment industry.

AY, known for his comedic prowess and successful career in the entertainment world, opened up about his early struggles and aspirations during an open discussion with Nollywood actress Iyabo Ojo.

RMD and AY Makun

RMD and Makun

Recounting his experiences, AY mentioned how he worked as a bartender and was inspired by artists like Alex O and Shina Peters who performed at the NNPC Junior Staff Club.

The turning point came when AY approached RMD for guidance. RMD, recognizing the importance of education, advised AY to go back to school.

Emphasizing the significance of education, RMD foresaw that it would pave the way for AY’s success in the entertainment industry.

Following RMD’s counsel, AY made the decision to enroll in a degree program at Delta State University to study Theatre Arts. This transformative step marked the beginning of AY’s journey to becoming a successful comedian and actor.

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