The Mayor of Houston Annice D. Parker has declared July 17, 2015 as BASKETMOUTH DAY in Houston, Texas, in recognition of his efforts to integrate the Nigerian American community through his art for the past 6 years in Houston.
Nigerian comedian Basketmouth is a leading entertainer and comedian out of Africa and has hosted multiple shows in Africa and on different platforms internationally including Comedy Central and MTV Base. The big Friday Show hosted by him won the Best TV Show in 2013. He has hosted nine different concerts in the United Kingdom
Houston is one of the largest populations of Nigerian-Americans and his shows always bring the community together. Annice D. Parker signed a legal document to declare 17th July as a mark to appreciate his commitment in bringing the society together through comedy.
Here is the signed document :
His Show #BasketMouth Uncensored holds in Houston Saturday July 18th 2015 and the recognition ceremony holds then.