One of Nigeria’s foremost comedians and MC, Tee A while participating in a panel discussion with Olamide Akintobi at the Nigerian Entertainment Conference, #NECLive7 said that comedy is not limited to stand-up alone.
Tee A was responding to enquiries about who qualifies as a comedian in respect to the upcoming Eko Comedy Festival which he is the convener.
He said that comedy covers a variety of genres that cut across stand-up, social media skits and movies. Making instances with the likes of Nkem Owoh (Osuofia), Victor Osuagwu and others who have made a name for themselves by being movie comedians
“There are many actors who are comedian by their own right and whether you’re an Instagram comedian, Facebook comedian, standup comedian or even a joker, all these art forms on different platforms are all part of the industry,” he reiterated.