None of my kids taking after me – Alibaba
Godfather of comedy and organiser, Spontaneity, a platform designed
to discover and nurture fresh talent in comedy, Ali Baba, has revealed
that none of his kids is taking after him.
“None of my kids is taking after me,” Alibaba said in a chat with
Entertainer recently at his office complex in Lekki, Lagos, during the
presentation of a car gift to the winner of the first edition of
“However if you are talking about taking after me in sports, artworks and painting, then they are taking after me.
“My daughter paints, another sings and is a broadcaster, one writes and
another is into fashion. They all have a sense of humour but not
Having inspired generations of comedians, why is none of his kids is taking after him?
“They initially did not think that it was a business worthy going
into but they have a great sense of humour and that’s as far as it goes.
It’s not like they are looking to become the next Ali Baba, no.”