Nigerian Comedian Henry Obiafule, has been reported to have bagged an endorsement deal with Vomoz Communications said to worth a whooping $1million US Dollars.Popularly known as Chief Obi, the comedian is popular for his comical portrayal of a stereotypical Nigerian dad or sometimes the portrayal of a stereotypical Igbo man, and has a good deal of presence on Vine, YouTube and Instagram through his comedy skits.
Taking to his social media account, the comedian announced- “I have been endorsed as the first ever Vomoz Communications Brand Ambassador.”
Also Speaking to CNN, the comedian said, “my first video was just a regular video. People liked it and demanded I did more, so I continued. From ‘Keek’ we moved to ‘Vine’, from ‘Vine’ to ‘Instagram’.” He further said, “The future holds a lot. i can’t even begin to explain the things we have in store right now. By the grace of God I plan on taking African comedy to the next level. Like an all round entertainer. Think of like the Jamie Foxx of African comedy.”
The Comedian is followed by more than two hundred thousand followers and has featured in videos of popular artistes like Olamide, Jidenna and 2Face Idibia.