Glo Laffta fest rocks Accra on Sunday

Do you want to have a great laugh this Sunday, August 12th? I know your answer is yes! Who does not want a good laugh? A good laughter will help you heal and keep you in shape to accommodate the stress in today’s Ghana.

So come join other laughter enthusiasts shut down the city and have a good time at the Fantasy Dome, Trade Fair, after church, and get treated to the best jokes by some of Africa’s biggest who are ready to offer sterling and never-to-be-forgotten performances.

Ghana’s finest comedian, DKB and some of the most respected continental stand-up acts, including Gordons, Basketmouth, have promised an evening of full dose of laughter for Glo subscribers and invited guests at the Glo Laffta fest event.

The comedy show heralds the Glo mega shows – a marathon mix of music and comedy, slated to run between August and October. The events are to hold at the Fantasy Dome, Trade Fair, Accra. After the Laffta fest event of Sunday, August 12, raises the curtain for the highly anticipated Glo Mega Music show scheduled for Saturday, August 25, 2018 at the same venue.

“The Ghana Glo Laffta Fest promises to be a reference point in the history of entertainment not only in Ghana but in the entire West Coast of Africa as we have stretched the boundary of fun beyond the West African sub-region to include artistes from East Africa so that our esteemed subscribers in Ghana and new customers will have a taste of the world-class entertainment Globacom has been providing for its customers,” a statement from the telecom giant said.

Globacom said the show is a way of rewarding its subscribers as the show is in principle free of charge. All a subscriber in Ghana needs to do to attend the show is to use GH¢20 on voice or GH¢30 on both voice and data within 30 days while new subscribers can also come to the venue of the show and instantly join the network to enjoy an evening of fun.”

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Gordons, speaking from his Lagos, Nigeria base, disclosed that he is looking forward to the first show on Sunday, August 12. The “Berlusconi” of Comedy and the Bishop of Osusu ministry” did not hide his eagerness to entertain Glo subscribers at the event.

“I am all upbeat and primed for that show in Accra and I hope the good people of Accra are ready to enjoy an excellent dose of rib cracking comedy for myself and the other guys on that show. It is going to be memorable,” he said.

“It is going to be massive – an excellent platform to give the people what they won’t forget in a hurry. I’m looking forward to that first show especially and can’t wait for Sunday. I hope the residents of Accra, most especially Glo subscribers are also set to be entertained like never before,” he enthused.

On his part, DKB, whose profile continues to rise in Ghana and even Nigeria, disclosed that he had braced up for the event and was looking forward to the August 12 show with so much enthusiasm. “I am very ready for this show and I want to assure everyone that it is going to be a wonderful and exciting night of comedy, laughter and fun,” DKB said.

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Basketmouth, another Nigerian top comedian, announced his readiness and expectations for the Laffta fest event. “My bag is packed ready for that first show. Oga, kindly tell the people of Accra and all Ghanaians who are ready to laugh to come early to the venue. I promise to be the best of Basketmouth on that day,” he babbled humorously.

Patrick Salvador Idringi, the popular Ugandan comedian known to many across the continent by the stage name, Salvador, has also sent in special greetings from his Uganda base.

“Tell my people in Ghana that I’m going to be in Accra live on Sunday August 12. Let us meet at the Fantasy Dome and get to share some good jokes to ease off the stress and laugh as much as our cheeks can allow. I am promising them that it will be the most worthwhile experience,” he revealed.

Nollywood’s most celebrated actresses, Uche Jombo and Juliet Ibrahim will anchor the show, while Nollywood legend, Richard Mofe-Damijo (RMD) and the Ghanaian pugilist, Samir Bastie, will make celebrity guest appearances.


The Laffta fest event is the first of the mega shows organised by Glo Mobile Ghana. Also on parade alongside DKB, Bovi and Gordons are some other fantastic comedians drawn from Ghana and abroad, including Foster Romanus, Basketmouth, Jacinta, Salvador, Khemical, Seyi Law, Dan D Humorous and Senator.

On the line for the music shows are some of the best stars available in Ghana and across Africa. These include Stonebwoy, Davido, Sarkodie, Wizkid, Flavour, Yemi Alade, Tekno, Diamond Platnumz Kuami Eugene and Patapaa.

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