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Obonjo

President

President

About

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The world probably doesn’t need another bloated ego pretending to give easy solutions. Thankfully what we need is a comedy character who skewers them with precision, hilarity and who isn't afraid at showing vulnerability.

President Obonjo,  is an upcoming and increasingly successful stand-up comedian and who has been peforming Comedy for the past 10 years.. As the larger-than-life, uber-confident, self-appointed, side-splitting dictator of 'Lafta Republic', President Obonjo has quietly been leading a comedy revolution to become the first President to take over the comedy industry by storm. He has been creating rumblings by storming New Act competitions including winning Luton Comedian of the Year, Runner-Up at Great Yorkshire Fringe and was a finalist in the Naty New Act of the Year. His previous solo show President Obonjo Stole My Identity was performed in 2015 at Bath Comedy Festival, Brighton Fringe and Edinburgh Fringe Festivals in 2015  and 2017  to packed crowds and critical acclaim.

In 2019, President Obonjo won the Malcolm Hardee Award in 2019 as the act most likely to win £1 million pounds , he also took a show to Edinburgh in 2019 titled Good Bye Mr President.  The show was purchased by Nextup Comedy. 

He has  written a new show titled Stolen about a President who survives an Attempted Coup and lives to tell the tale.

Quotes

It’s a great comic construct, with lots of seized opportunities for playing with the clichés”

On the face of it, it works as a well-crafted political comedy, exposing how the world has treated Africa and left much of it to suffer corrupt governments led by the likes of Obonjo. But it's the layers of context that really make this a fascinating, bewildering and painfully funny experience

Steve Bennett, Chortle

There was the potential of that high-status, comedy bomb-proof kind of character that Alexis Dubus has created so successfully with Marcel Lucont.

Ben Veneables, Londonist 

This hour-long show was a revelation... Not at all what I was expecting.

John Fleming

Awards

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Isle of Ely Comedy Club with Tim Fitzhigham & President Obonjo

8 July 2022, 18:30:00

The Isle of Ely, Ely

p/p

CLUB

Ely

COMEDY

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Tim

Nelson

Martin

Fitzhigham

Gombakomba

Westgate

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Obonjo

Cranleigh Comedy Club with Sean Collins

23 July 2022, 18:30:00

Cranleigh Arts, Cranleigh

p/p

£12.50

CLUB

Cranleigh

COMEDY

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Sean

Alison

Daman

Collins

Spittle

Bamrah

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Obonjo

Chuckl Mania

6 August 2022, 18:30:00

Commemoration Hall, Huntingdon

p/p

From £10

MANIA

Huntingdon

CHUCKL.

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President

Obonjo

Thetford Comedy Club with Felicity Ward and Tony Law

2 September 2022, 18:30:00

The Carnegie, Thetford

p/p

From £13.00

CLUB

Thetford

COMEDY

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Felicity

Tony

Josh

Ward

Law

Baulf

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Obonjo

Frome Comedy Club - September

30 September 2022, 18:30:00

Merlin Theatre, Frome

p/p

£16.50

CLUB

Frome

COMEDY

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Laura

Stuart

Lexx

Goldsmith

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Obonjo

Clacton Comedy Club November

11 November 2022, 19:30:00

West Cliff Theatre, Clacton-on-Sea

p/p

£16

CLUB

Clacton

COMEDY

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Sinhu

Alasdair

Tom

Vee

Beckett-King

Ward

President

Obonjo

Huntingdon Comedy Club with Daliso Chaponda, Troy Hawke & Ignacio Lopez

12 November 2022, 19:30:00

Commemoration Hall, Huntingdon

p/p

From £12.50

CLUB

Huntingdon

COMEDY

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Special

Troy

Ignacio

Guest

Hawke

Lopez

President

Obonjo

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