Yibo Koko is a creative and innovative individual with a strong academic & professional background in the dramatic arts. Experienced in initiating and managing highly successful events including those designed to raise awareness of cultural and development issues.
This Rivers State born consummate professional possess a qualification from the New York Film Academy at St. Catherine’s College, Oxford University and at the Universal Studios, Hollywood, California. University of Port Harcourt, Creative Arts Department where he graduated with a B.A in Theatre Arts.
He is recipient of the “Outstanding Achievement in Film making Award” by Women of African Descent Film Festival at the 42nd Brooklyn Arts Council International Film Festival. He speaks as a guest at creative events within and outside Nigeria. Over the last decade, Yibo Koko has served on different boards, committees in the creative and tourism industry as a creative consultant and set/production designer.
- CREATOR/DIRECTOR CNN RECOGNIZED SEKI DANCE DRAMA
- JUDGE ON NIGERIA’S GOT TALENT(NGT) SHOW
- EXECUTIVE PRODUCER/CREATIVE DIRECTOR NIGERIA’S GOT TALENT FRANCHISE.
- CONSULTANT: BONGOE TV SOUTH AFRICA.
- PRODUCTION CONSULTANT: AFRICA MAGIC MNET WEST AFRICA.
- HEAD OF PRODUCTION: AFRICAN MAGIC MNET WEST AFRICA
Very Recent Projects
- SEKI DANCE DRAMA – TRACING THE AMERICAN TAP DANCE TO THE INDEGENOUS PEOPLE OF THE CORE NIGER DELTA AREA OF NIGERIA
- FEATURE FILM – THREE TRAMPS AND THE LAW IN – POST-PRODUCTION (SHOT ON ARRI ALEXA)
Until recently he was the Creative Director and Chairman of Séki dance drama Foundation.
Yibo Koko is currently the DG/CEO Rivers State Tourism Development Agency.