Comedian, Basketmouth bumps into the lady who paid him 800 Naira to perform 16 years ago
By Patricia Uyeh
Comedian, Bright Okpocha a.k.a Basketmouth bumped into a lady known as Irene Nwoko. who, according to the comedian, had paid him the sum of 800 Naira to perform at their Engineering department dinner in University of Benin, back then, in year 2000 precisely.
Currently, Basketmouth has joined the league of highest paid comedians in Africa. Apparently, he does not despise the days of humble beginnings, now his hard work is paying off big time, as he shared the photo of the lady and himself photo and wrote:
“So I bumped into Irene Nwoko, the lady that paid me N800 to perform at their engineering dinner back then in Uniben…..this was in 2000. Thank you for believing in my brand Irene.”
Photo credit: @basketmouth