Nigerian comedian, Basketmouth has announced on Facebook that himself and his wife, Elsie Uzoma Okpocha are getting a divorce.

The popular comedian whose real name is Bright Okpocha made the announcement on Thursday afternoon via his Facebook and Instagram accounts.

He has however disabled his comment section on Instagram

Making the announcement, he wrote,

“For the first and the last time.”

“As much as it pains me to bring my personal life to the public space, this is an unavoidable situation.”

” After much deliberation, my wife and I have made the difficult decision to end our marriage.”

” As we move forward separately, we will continue to work together to give our beautiful children all the care,love,guidance and support they need.”

He went on to further make a humble request for the netizens to respect their privacies as they navigate through these difficult times.

See the post below: