Bright Okpocha, a well-known Nigerian comedian better known by his stage moniker Basketmouth, has announced the end of his 12-year marriage to Elsie Okpocha.
The well-known performer disclosed the information on Thursday in a post on his official Instagram and Facebook accounts.
In the article, Basketmouth, who had celebrated his wife’s 44th birthday in October, stated that the choice was the result of extensive discussion with his wife.
However, he made a commitment that they would both keep working together to make sure their children received the required level of parental love and care.
“After much deliberations, my wife and I have made the difficult decision to end our marriage.
“As we move forward separately, we will continue to work together to give our beautiful children all the care, love, guidance and support they need.
“We humbly ask that you respect our privacy as we navigate through these times. Thank you,” he said in the social media posts.