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Nigerian popular comedian, Bright Okpocha, fondly called by his stage name, Basketmouth, was robbed in his Lekki home by armed robbers early hours of today, Wednesday, September 7, 2016.

According to fellow comedian Bovi, who disclosed the tragic incident on his Instagram page, @Bovi, moments ago, said Basketmouth the robbery attack happened in the presence of his family.

Bovi added that the robbery lasted for hours and that the robbers took away many valuables including the family’s CCTV device.

Below was Bovi shared the bad news on his Instagram:

“@basketmouth was robbed this morning in his home in lekki phase 1 between the hours of 2am and 4am, 7th of September 2016. He and his family were held at gun point while the sad episode lasted. Nobody was hurt. Valuables were taken including the cctv device. A report has been made at the police station. He can’t be reached at the moment but will be back on as soon as possible.”

We thank God for sparing the life of Basketmouth and that of his family members.