INTERVIEW WITH SOCIAL MEDIA EXPERT; OLALEKAN ABU (LAYKERZ)

The PR industry in Nigeria has been growing almost at a speed of light recently, we now have lots of people going into it, commanding activities on the social media with their large fan base. Trendsexpress features one of the key players in this industry, Olalekan Abu in an exclusive interview and of course he is an household name in the Nigerian social media world. Enjoy excerpts from the interview below:  

Q: Would you please Introduce Laykerz,tell us about yourself and what you do?
A: My names are ABU OLALEKAN IDRIS, A.K.A LAYKERZ. I am a social media expert, lover of arts and entertainment. A 300L student of Federal University Of Agriculture, Abeokuta(FUNAAB); studying Animal Physiology. I’m a PR.

Q: What other things do you have your hands on?
A:  I am a marketer, I hype and a part time blogger.
Q: How did you find yourself in the PR industry?
A: I am a lover of entertainment, I love surfing the internet so I decided to do something more tasking and I chose being a PR.
Q: How long have you been a PR?
A: More than a year now.
Q: In which Industries does Laykerz PR operate and who are your clients?
A: I operate in all industries except the movie Industry. I have worked with many artistes, dancers, modelling agencies, lounge, fashion houses and so on.
Q: What distinguishes you from other PR bodies?
A: I evolve with time, I use the latest technology and I make sure I impress my clients.
Q: If You could change something which you’ve done this year probably to do it better,what would that be?
A: That should be the unveiling of  F.A.M.E RECORDS

Q: I understand you have an entertainment Group,”FAME RECORDS” tell me about it?
A: F.A.M.E is an acronym for Future of African Music and Entertainment. Fame records was co-founded by me and Bolaji Arab.
Fame records is not just an entertainment group, it is a family.We currently work with two artistes, Gilo and Hayormizy; both Funaabite and they are good

Q: Given the power to change something about Nigeria,what would you change?
A: Reducing the rate of poverty and that can be done by creating more Job opportunities for the youths
Q: What are plans of LAYKERZ for years to come?
A: So many plans, I can’t just disclose them all here. Lets just sit and watch. Expect bigger things from me.
Q: The year 2015, how has it been so far for LAYKERZ?
A: 2015 has been a blessing to me. I had so many nominations this Year. I won an award also this year.
Q: Memorable event so far?
A: Memorable event; that is Frosted Flames. It opened many doors for me. Big shoutout to MR T.I
Q: What agencies/organisations or people have you worked for that you can remember?
A: I Have worked with AGL enterprises, Miss Tourism Ogun, Scream Awards and almost all FUNAAB top artistes and so on.
Q: Do you have a team for your PR business or you are the sole consultant?
A: I don’t have a team for my PR agency, I am the sole consultant.
Q: What challenges comes with your job?
A: Competition, so many PRs now and another main challenge is upcoming artistes wanting free jobs. They want free publicity. *smiles*
Q: Where do you see yourself in 3-5 years time?
A: I see myself making it very big in the entertainment industry
Q: What do you think about Trendsexpress Digital Magazine?
A: Trendsexpress Digital Magazine is dope. Thank you
Find Laykerz on;
INSTAGRAM     TWITTER       FACEBOOK
BBM : 5148BD65
Phone: 08102100486
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