Popular Nigerian stand up comedian, Charles Okocha, professionally known as Basketmouth has revealed his plans in the next five years.
Speaking during an interview with a radio station in Ghana, Basketmouth said he has been floating” for the past six years and has decided to refocus on comedy for a period of five years.
The father three said, “For the past six years I have just been floating, then last year I told myself and my team, I am going back to comedy I want to do five years and I am quitting. I am quitting in 5 years.
“I have got five years to go to do this and I am done. I will still be cracking jokes but it wouldn’t be a professional thing. So if you see me doing any gig, it is maybe I am doing pro bono but I will not charge anybody to perform again.
Speaking further he said, “I have made enough, I have committed myself to the art enough to take a break or quit. I am now into movies, series, and concert production. want to experience something new, and I want to be remembered for something else other than comedy.”