Francis Agoda, known by his stage name I Go Dye, is a renowned Nigerian comedian, motivational speaker, writer, and social advocate. Born on April 4, 1979, in Abraka, Delta State, Nigeria, I Go Dye has made significant contributions to the entertainment industry and beyond through his unique blend of comedy and social activism.
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I Go Dye grew up in Okpara water side with his grandmother, Queen Agnes, where he saw the difficulties rural communities in Nigeria face. These early experiences inspired him to use comedy and advocacy to tackle social issues. Even as a child attending Ighogbadu Primary School and College of Commerce in Warri, Delta State, he showed great creativity. His innovative projects caught the eye of the Delta State governor, who awarded him a scholarship to study structural engineering at New York University.
I Go Dye started his comedy career in college when he teamed up with his friend Igosave to create funny news segments for Delta Broadcasting Service. Their sketches tackled important social issues and set the stage for I Go Dye's unique comedy style. As he performed at local events, his talent gained recognition, propelling him to fame in Nigeria's comedy scene. His success led to international tours and performances with famous musicians, cementing his reputation as a top comedian.
I Go Dye is a loving family man, married to Stella Agoda, and together they have two children. Despite his busy schedule, he always puts his family first and appreciates their support in everything he does.