Jephthah Bowoto better known as Akpororo is a Nigerian stand-up comedian. Though, a native of Ilaje in Ondo State, the comedian and actor grew up in Warri, Delta State. He relocated to Lagos in 2009 to hone his skill in comedy. After participating in the National Comedy Challenge organised by Opa Williams, AY’s Open Mic Challenge, he was discovered by Basketmouth and featured in his Laff and Jam show, where he rose to fame. In this interview by Newton-Ray Ukwuoma, he shared some revealing thoughts about his career and inspirations. Excerpts:
What year did you commence your career in the comedy industry?
Professionally, I started between 2010 and 2011.