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Basketmouth boycotts South African award

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Superstar comedian, Bright Okpocha a.k.a Basketmouth has cancelled his appearance at the upcoming Comic Choice Awards in South Africa.

TheNewsGuru(TNG) reports that since Monday, mobs have been looting shops and burning cars driven by foreigners, especially Nigerians in various parts of South Africa.

He made the announcement via his Instagram page @basketmouth, he wrote, “I am not sure how and when we got here.

“I won’t be attending the Comic Choice Awards this weekend in South Africa as scheduled.

“It might sound like a whisper but together, our voices and the right actions will make a true difference and real change can begin. But for today, together we stand,” he said.

As conversations around the attacks continue, more Nigerian celebrities are using their influence to speak against xenophobia.

 

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