Africa has spoken, crowning Basketmouth as the continent's funniest man.

Basketmouth has won Savanna Pan-African Comic Award category at the Savannah Comic Choice Awards.

He took home the  Savanna Pan-African Comic Award category at the 2017 Savannah Comic Choice Awards held at the Lyric Theatre in Johannesburg, South Africa.

The announcement which was made at the event on Saturday, September 9, 2017, was the first time anyone would win the accolade which was only introduced this year.

He went on to social media, precisely his Instagram to express feeling of appreciation to the organizers writing, "Thank you @comicschoice I truly appreciate this."