Ishaya Bako

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Ishaya Bako
Born Ishaya Bako
(1986-12-30) December 30, 1986 (age 30)
Education Covenant University, London Film Academy
Occupation Nigerian film director and screenwriter
Known for His film Fuelling Poverty

Ishaya Bako (born 30 December 1986) is a Nigerian film director and screenwriter.[1]

Early life[edit]

He was born in Kaduna, where he lived all his life and later moved to London, where he studied at the London Film School.

Career[edit]

After attending the London Film School, Bako went on to script and direct the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA)-winning Braids on a Bald Head. He won the Best Short Film Awards at the 8th Africa Movie Academy Awards. He is an emerging voice of his generation and a member of a select few Global Shapers, a collection of enterprising youths initiated by the World Economic Forum.[2]

His new film, Fuelling Poverty, a documentary on poverty and fuel subsidy in Nigeria, is narrated by Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka. He lives in Abuja, FCT, Nigeria.[3]

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