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How popular Calabar comedian, ‘Last Prophet’ escaped death

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He’s regarded as the ‘Ali Baba ‘ of Calabar comedians

Friday Awade, popularly known as Otwetwe Master and Last Prophet, survived a ghastly car crash on Wednesday.

The comedian, who just had a baby boy, is so popular in Calabar that he was ‘Ali Baba’ of comedians in the Cross River State capital.

Otwetwe was returning from work in company of some aides when a speeding car reportedly rammed into them.

Sources say Awade swerved to break out of the danger zone but this made his car somersault three times before landing on its head.

The comedian’s car after the accident

The driver who rammed into Awade’s car reportedly zoomed off.

Fortunately, no life was lost. The comedian and those involved in the crash were rushed to hospital.

The crash happened around Calabar/Calabar Roundabout around 8pm.

NET Exclusive: Iyanya threatens Hit FM OAP in leaked phone call

Sometime last year, Awade had an altercation with​ singer-dancer Iyanya. A purported phone conversation of Iyanya threatening to deal with the comedian also leaked online.

No connection has, however, been established between this crash and Iyanya’s alleged threats.

Awade is an on-air-personality with HitFM.

HitFM’s head of programmes, ​Macdonald Peter-Anyangbe confirmed the incident assuring that Awade was safe.

This post first appeared on NEWSROOM.

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