Monday 30th December, 2013.
Jason Njoku, CEO and co-founder of iROKOtv has today been announced by YNaija as the Y!/YNaija Person of the Year 2013. This is great news not only for Jason and iROKOtv but also for Nollywood, as it is starting to get more positive recognition by the Nigerian media.
iROKOtv which has been famously dubbed as the “Netflix of Africa” is an online distribution company of Nollywood movies; providing free and paid-for Nigerian films on-demand for Nollywood lovers all over the globe. Earlier this month, it was announced that iROKOtv had raised another fund of $8Mn from their investors.
Other Nominees for the 2013 Y!/YNaija Person of the Year 2013 includes Sim Shagaya, Omobola Johnson, Akinwunmi Adesina, Mike Adenuga and five others.
Read the full press release from YNaija! HERE