Profiling Oboy Da Comickampiiproductions | 23.10.2021 | 0 | 237 INSIDER with Kampii
Profiling Oboy Da Comic
Who is O Boy?
O Boy Da Comic is a talented Cameroonian Stand Up Comedian.
He is also an MC, event organizer, show promoter and founder of the Stand-up Comedy show, Oboy Comedy Show.
He was born Ferdinal Forka on December 12, 1987 in Ekombite, South Region of Cameroon into the family of Mr & Mrs Forka William. He is second in a family of 7.
He hails from Nso in the Bui division of Cameroon.
In 2007, OBoy obtained a GCE advance level certificate from GBHS,Jakiri.
He went on to study Geography in the University of Yaounde 1. In 2014, he obtained a bachelor degree in recreational sciences from NIYS,Yaounde.
In 2016, he went on to obtain a master degree in sociocultural tourism and Associations from the National Institute of Youth and Sports.
OBoy Da Comic describes himself more as a stand-up comedian.
He began in 2007 upon his entry into the University Of Yaoundé 1 when he joined the PRIMS GRASSFIELD ENTERTAINMENT Theatre Band.
He had the opportunity to perform in several Social events, especially Anglophone organized events in and out of Yaoundé like the Arabian Night Entertainment, Models Night, the Our Home Production Concerts, WEEK’End D’Art, and others.
He created with NJUME Felix (Mp3) the FUNNY DOCTORS in 2010, a group of stand-up comedians that went on to do several editions of Stand-up Comedy Nites.
In NIYS, he was a member of the school Theatre Band and appeared in a number of theatre plays and performed Stand-up comedy as well.
In December 2014, he started the “Oboy Comedy Show.” The year editions of the show helped create a platform for several young comedians who went on to make a name for themselves in the industry. OBoy and his team have gone on to organize yearly events of the show.
The last edition of the show held in August 2021. It was tagged “The Homecoming” edition as OBoy was visiting Cameroon for the first time since he left for the UK.
He has shared platforms with international big names in the comedy industry including Klint The Drunk, Akpororo and more.
Awards and Recognitions
2016: Comedian of the year from Bui division at the BUMAFY
2017: Best comedy skit of the year at the Red Feather awards
2017: ranked among 50 MOST INFLUENCIAL YOUNG CAMEROONIANS under the entertainment category
2021: Nominated by PANAFES EXCELLENCE AWARDS as Best Comedian of the year.
Follow Oboy Da Comic