Emmanuel Edunjobi, aka Emma Oh my God, is a talented actor, comedian and singer, who is known for his skits on social media. Often singing his hilarious version of popular songs, he has quite a number of fans on social media.
However, despite all the years he has put into the craft, Edunjobi says he is not sure whether he is actually a part of the country’s comedy industry. In a chat with Sunday Scoop, he said, “Honestly, I don’t even know if I am in the (comedy) industry. When I was in school, I used to do stand-up comedy and I also played musical instruments. As a matter of fact, I do all sorts to express myself. Even while undergoing the national youth service scheme, I won all the singing and comedy events. I just do my thing and try to keep getting better. I don’t focus on whether I am a part of the industry or not.”
On some of the hurdles he has had to overcome in the course of his career, Emma OMG said, “It is very had to thrive in Nigeria, although it is possible. There is really no system in place to help one, so one has to practically do everything to help oneself. Compared to other climes, there are no viable structures in the industry and that makes things harder. However, despite everything, we are thriving.”
Emma Oh my God who also featured in the anticipated movie, Your Excellency, stated that it was an exciting experience. “I played the role of a pastor, which is similar to what I did in the Wedding Party. I had a great time on set and it is wonderful working with professionals who know what they are doing.”