Complete Name: Francis Agoda.
Stage Name: I Go Dye
Date of Birth: April 4, 1979.
State of Birth: Delta state
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Stella Agoda.
Francis Agoda, famously known as I Go Dye, was brought into the world on April 4, 1979. He is a Popular Nigerian Comedian, and an indigene of Abraka, in Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State, Nigeria. He is blessed with a child.
He had his Primary Education at Ighogbadu Primary School, at that point peoceeded for his secondary School at the College of Commerce in Warri, Delta State, where he turned into the zonal task manager of Junior Engineering Technical Society (JET Club). At an early age, he developed a flying helicopter, an air cushion vehicle transport, a radio transmitter and a battery table fan, which acquired him a scholarship grant to study engineering at the University of New York. In any case, he declined the offer.
I Go Dye began when comedy in Nigeria wasn't taken a gander at much and wasn't viewed as a way to accomplishing occupation - comedians when all is said and done were generally given low pay. Be that as it may, he kept on pursueing his energy, until he was welcome to join the Press Literary Art Drama Debating Society (PLADDS). He before long turned into PLADD's Program Director. His enrollment to the association assisted him with encouraging and sharpening his expertise in comedy.
As indicated by the jokester, his folks didn't really accept that one could earn enough to pay the rent out of comedy. He has this to say "in all actuality each parent would need to give a child or little girl all the help they require throughout everyday life. Yet, when we began comedy exactly 20 years ago, it wasn't anything but a worthwhile business "They recently accepted that 'goodness our child is simply having a great time.' They needed the best for me and needed me to be a engineer since I was the first to fabricate a helicopter in Delta State.
I was additionally the first to assemble an air cushion vehicle. I likewise developed a radio transmitter. My bosses were so dazzled at Urhobo College that I was given a scholarship grant to study Structural Engineering," I go dye uncovered in a meeting with Vanguard in 2014 that as a kid, his fantasy had been to be an engineer.
Notwithstanding, comedy came to him coincidentally after he won a Scholarship grant to study Structural Engineering and was invited to Delta State TV in the mid 1990s. His life took an emotional turn. He has this to say "My life changed perpetually when I was invited to Delta State TV on my innovations. They asked a few inquiries and I gladly began talking.
Before I knew it everyone was snickering including those meeting me. Each time I attempted to exhibit the inventiveness that brought about the developments, individuals just couldn't quit giggling and the woman who was introducing the show said to me, 'young fellow, drop this thing. You have an extraordinary future as a comedian.'
He added "That is the manner by which I was acquainted with Tunde Omonode and before I knew it I was on Delta TV doing the DTV Talk Show close by my companion, I Go Save. I was so amazed on the grounds that I never truly realized I was entertaining; the effect we had was so incredible! The affection was overpowering and I resembled amazing! "I generally began my parody those days with my inadequacies in life yet that each other's story for one more day," he says waving his hands vehemently, "I attempted to tell my fans that regardless of where they're coming from, they'll prevail as long as they stay centered."
He started his profession in comedy in 1991 at 13 years old in Delta State Television, DTV Top Show with veteran telecaster Tunde Omonode. He likewise became co-host moderator of a program called Mock News each Saturday, along with his companion Otaghware Otas Onodjayeke, affectionately called I go save. Afterward, I Go Dye got an agreement to perform in the main comedy club in Nigeria, the Prest Motel in Benin City, Edo State, where he was paid 1,000 Naira for each show.
He acquired prominence on media stations and on one event when he went to perform at the Univeristy of Benin(UNIBEN), he met Baba Kome who shared performing in Night of A Thousand Laughs. He tried out for Night of Thousand Laughs, and was dismissed multiple times by the coordinators of the occasion. Opa Williams (coordinator of Night of a Thousand Laughs) took I Go Dye to the Pre-Reel Award to watch his exhibitions when Azuh Arinze of National Encomium Magazine allowed him a chance to perform at the Pre-Reel grant, where he overpowered the crowd. After this, Opa Williams entered an agreement with him to prrform in the approaching Night of a Thousand Laughs 2000. Therefore, he was additionally made to perform at the REEL AWARD and the AMEN Award of 2000. Opa Williams additionally introduced an uncommon honor to him as the most extraordinary comedian that was included in the show.
His presentation into the Night Of a Thousand Laughs and his exhibitions acquired him a spot in the comedy business of Nigeria.
I go Dye said that things have been turning upward since his exciting rise into the serious business that has seen many come and go in the course of the last ten years, however the difficulties included are profoundly colossal and one needs to concoct new materials and mind to keep one important over in the long run".
His first European visit was in 2005 with Ehizoya Golden Entertainment, which took him across nine nations and 18 urban areas in Europe. He was additionally welcomed by NIEDO France to perform during the UNESCO Cultural Week. I Go Dye has been highlighted in MTV Africa Music Awards and furthermore in opening and shutting shows of the world's remarkable performers including Akon, 50Cents, Rick Ross and others. He has won a few honors remembering the Creative Award for Africa (CAN), African Best Comedian, TV People Golden Award (New York), Best Creative Comedian In Africa, the NIDOE-SPAIN Award for his commitment to the upliftment of Nigerian social and artistical values, the Nigeria Best Comedian Award (NEA AWARD), National Comedy Award (NCA), Best Comedian In Nigeria, Best Niger-Delta Comedian, and some more.
I go Dye has been regarded by the United Nations as one of its Ambassadors. The fruitful entertainer is currently the worldwide body's Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Ambassador. I Go Dye is presently among other UN MDGs Ambassadors around the globe attempting to understand the goals of the United Nations. The honor is in acknowledgment of the effect I Go Dye has on society through comedy. He was given the award to keep on encouraging the acknowledgment of the United Nations MDGs. I Go Dye, Daily Independently, is engaged with magnanimous and philanthropic tasks. He is additionally a supporter of peacefulness way to deal with issues among youths in Africa, motivating them to look for great administration and annihilation of neediness.
In a meeting with every day autonomous, I Go Dye had this to say, "I feel respected by this, yet it will be more satisfying to me, whenever I will see our leaders set out more open doors for the young people and putting forth attempt to productively utilize them. As at today, a huge number of Africans are enduring and confronted with vulnerability. The future appears to be unclear and there is not a single desire to be seen.
"Until this individual craving for a superior Africa is accomplished, my heart knows no significant joy since somebody is as yet sleeping without food." He added, "However this acknowledgment shows that my work isn't to no end. I express gratitude toward God for giving me this ability that is rousing others and furthermore to my fans everywhere on the world, who have been supporting me with their petitions and love. Without you, every one of these accomplishments will not have been conceivable. May God favor all of you."
The honor accompanied a redid vehicle number plate: MDG AMB 7K, a worldwide recognizable proof card and a privileged plaque. His story is one of grass to grace. From humble beginnings in Warri, the jokester, I Go Dye has ascended to be one of Nigeria's most conspicuous comedian. Truth be told, every little thing about him is funny. I Go Dye has made some amazing progress; from Lagos to Abuja, from Nigeria to the UK and the US including most European capitals, the UN Peace Ambassador has carried out his specialty winning fans across the globe and exciting crowds.
In a lifelong that traverses 20 years, the rib cracker has done everything and seen everything. He anyway has this advice for youth who need to walk in his strides… "The exhortation is that they ought to have confidence in themselves and realize that genuinely, nobody can have faith in you more than you put stock in yourself. Regardless of whether the world reveals to you that you can't do, tell the world that you can. There're individuals who are scholars, there're the individuals who are vocalists and the individuals who are artists so you need to tell yourself that you can do it. "They ought not to consider themselves being Tuface or I Go Dye, Rather, they ought to consider being what God has decided for them and satisfying their motivations in this world; they ought to cut a character for themselves.
"Wole Soyinka is praised all over today because he writes. Michael Jackson is regarded overall today because he sang and danced. Hussein Bolt is a VIP today because he runs quick. Eddie Murphy is a genius today because he acts well and thus also is Genevieve Nnaji. Every one of these individuals have accomplished the best in what they realize how to do best so now they can govern the world.
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