Compere, Presenter and Emcee
Akin “AK” Adesoji, is as straight-forward as it as it gets ... as an individual and as a brilliant brand! A Compere, Presenter and Emcee par excellence with a voracious appetite for Creativity, Humour and quality Entertainment. He owns AK Adesoji Entertainment; an Entertainment & Events Management Company. AK is an Alumnus of the prestigious Kings’ College Lagos and a graduate of Estate Management from The University of Lagos, Akoka. After a brief stint in the Fashion industry and a 2 year career in the Corporate Affairs Group of one of Nigeria’s foremost Banks, GTBank Nig. plc. (Events & Brand Management Unit), he decided to make a career out of his passion & obvious talent; the gift of the gab.
In 2009, while working in the bank, he co-hosted a Radio show titled GT Connect Radio; along with Frank Edoho and Cordelia Okpei. It was broadcast on Cool FM and the Radio Nigeria Network. The show ran for six months.
In less than five years in the Entertainment industry, AK has hosted over 200 corporate and non-corporate events, engaging audiences ranging from 50 to 5,000 persons. He has also anchored events for blue chip organisations such as MTN Nigeria, Unilever Nigeria, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Guaranty Trust Bank Group, Access Bank, Wema Bank, Shell Nigeria (SNEPCo),The Honda Place, Microsoft Nigeria and a host of others.
These events are quite diverse and include; Product Launches, Seminars, Concerts, Weddings, Company Dinners, End-of-Year Parties, Team-Building Events, Fashion Shows, Birthday Parties, etc.
In December 2014, he co-anchored Africa’s Largest Music Concert (along with Fela Durotoye); The Experience Lagos, with over 500,000 people in attendance and even more watching online worldwide.
Currently he doubles as the Line Producer of Highlites With IK; Africa’s Number 1 late night TV Show hosted by IK Osakioduwa and broadcast weekly on DSTV.
AK is guided by 4 core principles: Excellence, Creativity, Professionalism and Humour. He is currently expanding his scope to go international, provide media content for media stations and host Top-rated TV shows.
He also enjoys travelling, reading, watching movies, meeting people, and football. AK is married, with two adorable daughters.
A practical man, AK has been credited with the famous line;
You never know the value of a good Emcee/Presenter, until you have a bad one!