Comedian Okey Bakassi Clashes with Fan Over Ethnicity in Social Media Post

…By Dorcas Funmi for TDPel Media. Nigerian comedian and actor, Okey Bakassi, found himself at odds with a fan who brought up ethnicity in one of his social media posts.


Taking to his Instagram page, Bakassi shared a video showcasing the aerial view of various locations in Abuja, stating that everyone knows the people responsible for building them.

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He ended his post with a remark that conveyed a subtle message.

In response to Bakassi’s post, a fan with the username bowest_official questioned the comedian’s intentions behind the video.

The fan expressed concern that Bakassi’s message could potentially spark disputes between different ethnic groups.

Disappointed by the post, the fan announced their decision to unfollow Bakassi, highlighting the importance of fostering unity and shared identity in Nigeria.

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Bakassi, displeased with the comment, lashed out at the fan, accusing them of lacking a sense of humor.


He strongly urged the fan to unfollow him, deeming their reasoning and mindset incompatible with his own.

Bakassi condemned the fan for needlessly introducing ethnicity into the discussion, labeling them as a bigot.

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