The 2018 edition of the oboy comedy has come and gone but beautiful moments of the show are still fresh in our minds. The show brought together lovers of camer comedy in Yaoundé and we could only get positive vibes at the end. Big names in the Entertainment industry like Magasco, Adah Akenji , Chi Chi Ladislav, Victor Kange etc answered present in this year edition.
The million dollar question is, Who is Oboy Da Comic? We all know this funny banso guy whose job is to make people forget their stress, problems and heals the body with laughter. Yes, he is a comic doctor.
Ferdinand FORKA (Oboy) has been performing for almost for a decade. He started in 2007 when he joined the PRIMS GRASSFIELD ENTERTAINMENT in the university of Yaoundé I. Oboy has performed in many events especially Anglophones organized within the country: Arabian Night Entertainment, Models Night, the OUR HOME PRODUCTION Concerts, WEEK’End D’Art, just to name this few making him one of the best in Cameroon.
He was among the comedian who peformed in Gordon’s COMEDY CLINIC that room place in 2016 in Bamenda and Buea. Together with Njume Felix (MP3), he created a platform for young comedians known as the FUNNY DOCTORS in 2010. The group has about seven comedians today.
Oboy is not only a comedian but a philanthropist. The cash he gets from comedy is not only destined for himself but also for the underprivilege. In November 30, 2013, O’boy in collaboration with the Catholic University Center (CCU) Yaoundé Emia organized “Saints of the Ribs” a FERDINAND Forka (O’boy) Concept that was aimed to raise funds to assist orphanages and in the Construction of th e New CCU Parish . Featuring on stage with O’boy during this event were the funny doctors, other comedians (from Oboy Comedy Show team) and Gospel Music singers.
Every good work deserves recognition and in this case, Oboy’s work has been recognised in Cameroon, with several awards like the Award for the best comedy skit at the Red Feather Awards in 2017, Comedian of the year from Bui Division at the BUMAAFY in 2016. Recently, he was named among the 50 most influential youths in Cameroon.
Oboy anchors events ranging from weddings, award ceremonies, birthday parties, movie premieres, music and movie launchings, just to name a few. This outstanding and humble comedian has achieved a lot in his career and still has much to achieve.
We celebrate you.