Top notch Nigerian stand-up comedian, Bright Okpocha, better known by his stage name BasketMouth has lost his mother to the cold hands of death. The unfortunate incident which occurred last night, 3rd of October, 2016 made he rib cracker take to his Facebook page to share the sad news moments ago. 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.”
The popular comedian has had his fair share of losses this year. The death of his mother comes less than one month after his family was on September 7, 2016, robbed at gunpoint in their home in Lekki, Lagos but fortunately, no life was lost.
Breaking the sad news, his colleague in the industry, Bovi, wrote on his Instagram page:
“@Basketmouth was robbed this morning in his home in Lekki Phase 1 between the hours of 2am and 4am, 7th of September 2016. He and his family were held at gunpoint while the sad episode lasted. Nobody was hurt. Valuables were taken including the cctv device. A report has been made at the police station. He can’t be reached at the moment but will be back on as soon as possible.”
The death of a loved one is always very difficult to bear especially when the deceased is one with whom you’ve created a lot of memories, good and bad. I pray God gives you the strength to walk through this storm.