The 27-week Glo Laffta Fest, featuring some Africa’s funniest comics returns to Lagos this Sunday. The mega comedy show is this time taking place at the KFA Event Centre by Jakande Estate’s First Gate at Ajah.
It is the 27th edition of the hugely successful comedy fiesta that has gone round the length and breadth of Nigeria since it was flagged off on April 16, 2017 in Port Harcourt. Some of the cities the show has been to since then include Abuja, Enugu, Owerri, Warri, Yenegoa, Calabar, Uyo, Ibadan, Benin, Ijebu Ode, Kaduna, Abeokuta, Kubwa, Ikorodu, Suleja, Kano, Anyigba, Lokoja, Onitsha and Makurdi.
The show has created unprecedented excitement and fun in all the locations it has been, drawing mammoth audiences from all walks of life.
The 27th edition of the show happening in Ajah will kick off at 4pm and will feature some of the wittiest comics on the continent, such as Bovi Ugboma, Godwin Komone, popularly known as Gordons, Seyi Law, Salvador from Uganda, De Don and MC Tagwaye.
The show will also be graced by Nollywood legends, Richard Mofe-Damijo and Kanayo O. Kanayo, as well as two of the best known actors in the Yoruba genres of Nollywood, Odunlade Adekola and Bolaji Amusan.
The show will be anchored by Juliet Ibrahim and Mercy Johnson.
“We treated the people of Ajah area of Lagos to an unforgettable evening of music entertainment when we took the Glo Mega Music Nationwide Tour to the same venue. This time, it is comedy like they have never seen it before. Our prospective and existing subscribers should keep a date for a time to remember,” Globacom said in a statement in Lagos.
Bovi who is one of Nigeria’s biggest comedy exports, said: “I am going to be on Glo Laffta Fest Stage in Ajah live on Sunday, together with some of the continent’s best comedians. Make it a date with us. Trust me; you don’t want to miss this!”
Also speaking ahead of the comedy show, Gordons, the self-styled ‘Bishop of Osusu Ministry Worldwide’, said, “I am turbo charged to release fun as never before on Sunday. I call on fun lovers to find their way to that venue for an evening to remember”.
To attend the Ajah show, Glo subscribers who have used up to N2,000 credit in the last one month are required to text ‘LOL’ with the location name to the short code 240; for example, “LOL Ajah” to 240. Subscribers who do not meet this criterion but who wish to attend the show are requested to go to the event venue with N2000 to purchase airtime for their own use. They will then be entitled to a ticket.