Basketmouth named Pan African comedian of the year in South Africa

Nigerian comedian Bright Okpocha, popularly known as Basketmouth, has won the Pan African comedian of the year at the seventh South African Savanna Comics’ Choice Awards.

The annual award ceremony, which took place on Saturday at Lyrics Theatre in Johannesburg, witnessed a convergence of top South African and African comedians.

The Nigerian was nominated for the Pan African category alongside Salvado, Carl Joshua Ncube, Masapo, and Fernanbo Tafish.

“Africa!! Your Pan African Comedian of the year is @Basketmouth #SavannaCCA Naija Stand Up!!! Congrats,” said a post on the official Instagram page of the Savanna Comics’ Choice Awards.

Baskmouth said in response: “

Thank you @comicschoice I truly appreciate this.

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