Basketmouth Loses Beloved Mom

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The popular comedian has announced the news on his Instagram page.

Popular Nigerian comedian Bright Okpocha aka Basketmouth lost his mom yesterday October 3rd 2016.


The 38-year old took to Instagram this morning to announce the sad development with a picture of his mom. He wrote: “Last night my angel left me, my first love stopped breathing and it’s the deepest pain I’ve ever felt. I love you for every sacrifice you made to make me the man I am today, I’ve loved you through the tough times. I’ve loved you through happier days and all I can say at this point is that I will love you forever. I will miss you mummy.”

Globacom ambassador Basketmouth whose annual show “The Lord of the Ribs” is set to kick off in Port Harcourt in November, is one of Nigerian’s biggest and most celebrated comedy exports.

Our sincere condolences to Basketmouth and his family and may her soul rest in peace.

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