Nigeria’s comedy icon, Bright Okpocha, popularly called Basketmouth will be leading other accomplished comedians to the city of Ikorodu in Lagos for the mega comedy show, Glo Laffta Fest this Sunday (tomorrow).
According to a press release from the head office of the organisers of the show, Nigeria’s foremost telecommunications company, Globacom, the show is slated for the Ikorodu Musical Village at 1 p.m.
Other top comedians expected to thrill Ikorodu residents include Gordons, Salvador from Uganda, Helen Paul, Bash, Kenny Black and Acapella.
Foremost actresses, Ebube Nwagbo and Uche Jombo, will anchor the show, which is expected to attract Glo subscribers and dignitaries from different areas of life.
The show will also feature special appearances by Nollywood legends, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Patience Ozokwor (Mama G), Odunlade Adekola and Mr. Latin.
“We are taking the fun to the heart of Ikorodu this Sunday. The people of this city should get ready to enjoy themselves like they have not done before. The experience will be simply breathtaking,” Globacom said.
Basketmouth gave a hint of what awaits fun seekers, as he charged them to expect “a pleasant surprise.” In the same vein, another successful comedian Godwin Komone, popularly called Gordons, said, “it would be a Sunday to remember for the people of Ikorodu.”
To attend the Ikorodu Laffta Fest comedy show, Glo subscribers are expected to use up to N2,000 credit within one month and text LOL with the location name to the short code 240; for example, “LOL Ikeja” to 240.
However, subscribers who do not meet this criterion but who wish to attend the show can buy N2,000 airtime at the venue to get a ticket for admission into the hall