See Bisi Olatilo, Tee A, Bovi and more at the first ever Eko Comedy Festival

Posted on May 26 2017 , at 04:13 pm
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  • It comprised a workshops on comedy and being a success in the industry.

Bisi Olatilo

The maiden edition of Eko Comedy Festival wrapped up on Thursday, May 25. The two-day event comprised a workshop and a conference.

Ayeni Adekunle

The first day was a workshop where aspiring comedians learnt different comedy, oratorial and social media skills from Teju Babyface, Bisi Olatilo, Ayeni Adekunle and Basorge Tariah jr.

The day was capped off with a novelty football match.

Basorge Tariah jr.

The conference held of the second day of the festival and was kicked off by the keynote speaker, Steve Babaeko, founder of X3M group.

He was joined by Yinka Adebayo of Media Reach OMD and Chris Ihidero for the first panel.

Steve Babaeko, Yinka Adebayo and Chris Ihidero

The second session, Stand-Up Comedy: The Issues and Prospects, moderated by Lepacious Bose, was made up of Bunmi Davies, Koffi Idowu and Owen Gee as panelists.

Lepacious Bose, Koffi, Bunmi Davies and Owen Gee

The third session and final session comprised Mena Ajakpovi, Kene Mkparu, Yomi Badejo Okunsanya, Bovi, Hafiz ‘Saka’ Oyetoro and was moderated by Alariwo.

The third session was moderated by Alariwo

After the conference, there was a concert where upcoming comedians were given an opportunity to showcase their talents.

Participants at EcoFest2017 take pictures with Tee A and Basorge

 

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