By Ogo-Oluwa Adelakun
Nigerian comedian, Bright Okpocha, popularly known as basket mouth has received a special honour from the U.S as the city of Houston, Texas holds a Basket Mouth day on 17 of July, 2015 in honour of him.
The Mayor of Houston, Annice D. Parker who signed a legal document in respect to this also said that Basket Mouth was awarded the holiday in recognition of his commitment in uniting the communities in the city through his comedies.
“The city of Houston commends Basket Mouth for his commitment in bringing our community together through comedy and extends best wishes for continued success,” Parker said.
The Mayor said further that Basket Mouth is embarking on a world tour, and he will be visiting Houston on July 18, 2015, because it is one of the largest population of Nigerian-Americans.”
Attached here is the signed document.