The maiden edition of Laff Xpress, an initiative to create great fun and excitement by one of Nigeria’s fast rising comedian and compere, MC Ayanfe was birthed on Friday, 1st of May, 2015.
The show which was powered by MTN Nigeria commenced at about 6pm and ended three hours later but not without implanting memories of amusement and delight into its audience who came en mass to watch at the thousand capacity Ara hall venue, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway not minding the fuel scarcity that plagued the day.
With a convergence of talented, burgeoning comedians, like Simply Saka, MC Coded, Laff Doctor, MC Bleach and comic maverick, Mc Ayanfe, the hall was turned into a den of cracked ribs as they reeled out jokes the audience cannot forget in a long while.
History too was made as Laff Xpress becomes the first comedy show in the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway axis, thus bringing fun and excitement close to the people instead of going far to the Island as people normally do.
The host of the event, although christened Abel Oladokun Asogba, but goes by the stage name, MC Ayanfe, said the choice of Ibafo, Ogun State and not Lagos, is basically to allow the people in the area who are often use to ‘work-home-work’ syndrome have time to relax.
MC Ayanfe, an Awori man from Lagos State, assured his fans that the next edition will be bigger and that he is committed to churning out unlimited fun and excitement to the people.
“I will continue in my quest to bringing laughter and excitement close to the people. I am excited by the turnout and I hope we will get more sponsors next year.”
Speaking on why MTN Nigeria choose to sponsor the event, Adeyemi Odubayo, Trade Marketing Consultant (TMC), Ogun State, said the telecom giant is poised to see that it help upcoming artistes to achieve their dreams.
“MTN Nigeria remains committed to improving individual and communal lives through social investment projects that nurture people’s inherent abilities, care for and respect people’s dignity and help create economic value in their lives.”