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Chief Obi, The Internet's Favorite Nigerian Dad, Just Landed a Million Dollar Endorsement Deal

Instagram comedian, Henry Obiefule, aka Chief Obi, just signed a million dollar endorsement deal with Vomoz Communications.

The Internet's favorite Nigerian dad, Chief Obi, just made his fans—and his real Nigerian dad—very proud by landing a million dollar endorsement deal with international phone company, Vomoz Communications.


The comedian took to Instagram yesterday to share the news about his new brand ambassador position with a photograph of him holding a large check with multiple zeros on it.

#Goals

Dream Big!! @vomoz #ChiefObi #BrandAmbassador!!!

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The new deal is bound to open up even more doors for the popular comedian, who got his start on Keek back in 2012 before taking over Vine and Instagram with his hilarious and relatable parodies.

"I can't even begin to explain the things we have in store right now," he told CNN. "By the grace of God I plan on taking African comedy to the next level. Like an all round entertainer. Think of like the Jamie Foxx of African comedy."

We're rooting for you, Chief. Congrats!

Lmfaoooo Eche is a fool!!! ????

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