#AFRICASBIGGESTBOOKPROJECT: Narrator Spotlight – Chioma Omeruah

ChigurlCHIOMA OMERUA aka c-flow, aka chigul is a singer and actress who was born in Lagos where she lived until she moved to the US in 1994. Chioma Omeruah graduated from Delaware State where she studied French Education.

She remained in the United States for 12 years pursuing her passions while teaching drama to kids at the boys and girls clubs and in the high school where she worked as a French teacher.

Chioma is in her element on stage, especially in musical theater as she gets to use both her acting and singing skills. She has taken part in various theater productions such as Lorraine Hansberry’s “Raisin in the Sun”, one act plays such as “It’s not my fault” and she even dabbled in the genre of absurdism, taking on roles in a play called “the bald soprano”.

Since returning home to Nigeria in 2006, she has been in two musical productions; “A voice for Ella” (a Nigerian adaptation of the cinderella story) and Disney’s “The lion king” in conjunction with standard Bearers school, Lagos.

Chigurl meteoric rise to fame started when she created her first voice note about Nigerian life titled “Kilode” which went viral. The blend of pidgin, English, Hausa, Igbo and  Yoruba languages and ability to transform many everyday words into comedic sources places Chioma on the pedestal height in the entertainment industry.

She currently resides in Abuja where she is still pursuing her passions as a comedian, and mc/ compere while working a regular 9am – 5pm job.

The talented linguist and voice over artist, Chioma, speaks 5 languages including French, Spanish, German, Chinese and Swahili and can mimic more than 12 different accents.

She added another feather to her accolades when she earned an award as the Best Female Comedian at the Sisterhood Award organised by Mo Abudu in Lagos State. Chioma has also featured in both local & international fora such as TEDxEuston , MTV Base Africa , and Ebony Life TV among others.

 

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