Nigerian content creator, Lawal Nasiru better known as Nasboi, has revealed that he learnt some of his comedic gestures from veteran comedians, John Okafor aka Mr Ibu, Charles Inojie and Francis Odega.
The skit-maker said he does not interact with only colleagues in his age grade he loves the veterans a lot and maintains friendship with them owing to how much they inspired him.
Nasboi who spoke in a recent interview, said he learnt to be funny by watching the aforementioned Nollywood actors on TV.
He said; “I don’t restrict myself to only my age grade. In fact, I love veterans a lot, because they inspired me. I learnt how to be funny by watching the likes of John Okafor, aka Mr Ibu; Charles Inojie, and Frank Odega. I learnt some gestures from them, so I will always respect them. I am also friends with some of them.”
The 33-year-old entertainer also talked about the impact of social media on his career, saying it has helped him immensely as many people would not have known him if not for the internet.
According to Nasboi, it is now easy to make money and social media was very useful in kick starting his acting career and becoming a director.
He said; “Social media has helped my career in several ways. I am sure many people would not have known me if not for social media. Going online to showcase myself is easy. All I just need to do is act and make money online.
It is now easy to make money online, as long as one has the talent. Social media helped to kick-start my career in directing, acting and promoting my content without disturbing everyone. Forget about the negativity it (social media) brings, one can easily learn a lot and make money from it.”