Wednesday, 13th October 2021
If Covid-19 has favoured anyone in Ghana, it is a Ghanaian comedian known as Clemento Suarez. During the lock down, he was the main source of entertaiment to Ghanaians. He was on several screens and online with his rib cracking comedies. Even though he had been in the system since 2011, he actually came into the public line in 2019 and was blown away during the lock down in 2020.
His 5 minute comedy tittled Corona ABC was both educative and entertaining during the peak of the pandemic. He portrayed as a pupil called Timothy and was being questioned by a lady why he was going to school when there was a lock down. Clemento replied that he was the bell boy and if he doesn't report, someone will steal the school bell. The teacher then asked him to define covid-19 using the alphabets. Suarez (Timothy) brilliantly defined covid-19 using the alphabets covering hand hygiene, social distancing, healthy eating amongst others.
This article brings out more information about about Clemento Suarez which you probably didn't know. Enjoy the multi talented comedian.
Born Clement Ashiteye, Clemento Suarez, is a Ghanaian comedian and actor. He was born in Tema. His father is Victor Tetteh of Teshie. He had his primary education at Vichrist Parents' School, Bethel Junior High School, and went on to Tema Secondary School. His tertiary education was at the School of Performing Arts at the University of Ghana in Legon where he graduated in 2010.
After studying the industry, Clemento Suarez started his profession career in 2011 by doing unpaid work. He later decided to become a professional comedian. Clemento has worked with creative directors such as Lati Abubakar, and has featured in the Ghanaian TV series Kejetia vs Makola. He co-hosted the third edition of the 3Music Awards with O. B. Amponsah which was the first virtual award concert organized in Ghana during lock-down period because of COVID-19.
He is married to Silvia Bioh and the two have a baby boy together. He has won lots of awards in the industry including Best Man EMY award last year.
Clemento told Delay in 2020 that he was a staff at the British Embassy in Ghana. He said he was able to combine his role as a techinical person at the Embassy with his comedy job because most of his shows were held at weekends, night and on holidays.
He disclosed that he had three siblings but was not willing to talk about them due to issues that could make him emotional.
Watch the interview with Delay below but make sure not to collapse. Make sure to leave a comment below.
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