Saturday, 23 January 2016

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 spontaniety.
“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 commercially.”
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.”


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