Benjamin Bello. Copyright: Steve Best

Benjamin Bello performs on the live circuit in character as President Obonjo.

Year Production Role
2024 Hastings Comedy Festival Self
2024 Cambridge Fringe Comedy Festival Self
2024 Leicester Comedy Festival Self
2023 President Obonjo: African Zelensky President Obonjo
2023 Bedford Festival Fringe Self
2023 Hastings Comedy Festival Self
2023 Bath Comedy Festival Self
2022 Hastings Comedy Festival Self
2021 Union Jack Radio Comedy Club (as President Obonjo)
  1. E2 - Episode Two
2021 Bedford Festival Fringe President Obonjo
2021 Hastings Comedy Festival President Obonjo
2019 Goodbye Mr President Self
2019 AAA Stand-Up Self
2019 An Audience With President Obonjo In Edinburgh President Obonjo
2018 Number 6
  1. E5 - Episode Five
2017 President Obonjo: The Rise Of A Comedy Dictator Self
2013 The Equal Opportunities Act 2010 Presents... Free Self
Stage name
President Obonjo
Full name
Benjamin Bankole Bello
Silver Stand Up Competition 2022
Main Prize (Nominee)
Silver Stand Up Competition 2021
Main Prize (Nominee)
Malcolm Hardee Awards 2019
Comic Originality (Nominee)
Act Most Likely to Make a Million Quid (Winner)
Not So New Comedian Of The Year 2017
Main Prize (Nominee)
Great Yorkshire Fringe New Comedian Of The Year 2016
Main Prize (Runner-up)
Leicester Comedy Festival Awards 2016
Best Poster (Nominee)
NATYS: New Acts of the Year Show 2016
Top of the Bill (Nominee)
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