Olu Koleoso, is the promoter of Acclaim Music Company  (Acclaim).  He is a retired Barrister, Notary Public and Chartered Arbitrator; he was admitted to the Inner Temple in London in 1975, immediately after which he returned to set up practice in Nigeria.  He is still enrolled as a Legal Practitioner of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, but he is in semi-retirement from legal practice, and he now lives permanently .in the United Kingdom.

Olu is a member of the Elim Pentecostal Church, one of the leading Pentecostal Churches in the world, having its headquarters in Cheltenham England.  He was for five years a worship leader in one of the Church’s branches.  He lives in London and is a member of the East Sheen branch of the Church.

Olu developed his song-writing talent during his years as a worship leader at the Harlesden and Camberwell Branches.  He has written over 200 songs, of both the Gospel and secular genres.  He is setting up Acclaim for the purposes of recording, producing, promoting, marketing and distributing the songs.  The recordings will be in the forms of music and musical drama, and will be released as CDs, DVDs, and videos.

Olu’s first release will be 16 songs he has selected out of his repertoire to perform as the first part of a gospel musical drama.  The drama will be an adaptation of a very well known Christian adventure, for which adaptation Olu has obtained the publishers’ permission.

The next release will be another set of 16 songs performed round the second part of the Christian drama.

Nelson King, the proprietor of Community Music Skills (CMS) based at West Croydon, will carry out the musical arrangements and production.  Olu will exploit all available outlets and media to market and distribute the productions not only in the UK, but also in Europe, Africa, and the United States.