Bright Okpocha, better known by his stage name Basketmouth, is a Nigerian comedian and actor. He recently buried his mother on November 27.
[caption id="attachment_1004977" align="alignnone" width="592"] Basketmouth's mum, her children and grandchildren on her last birthday in 2015[/caption]
The first photos from the funeral have been released. Basketmouth and his family are wearing white and at one point he is seen giving a speech.
She passed away on October 3, following a brief illness. On October 4, Basketmouth announced her death via his Instagram. He said: “Last night my angel left me, my first love stopped breathing and it’s the deepest pain I’ve ever felt."
"I love you for every sacrifice you made to make me the man I am today, I’ve loved you through the tough times. I’ve loved you through happier days and all I can say at this point is that I will love you forever. I miss you mummy.”
He also celebrated her 60th birthday in October after she had passed, sharing photos on social media. He said: "“Happy 60th Birthday Mummy. You'll always be my angel and you belong where you are right now.....with the man who gave me life through you.”
Our condolences go to Basketmouth and his family during this hard time. May she continue to rest in perfect peace.