Oliver Otieno best known by his alias – Comedian YY, speaking on the Journey Series With Churchill, evoked emotion and had to fight back tears as he let on misfortune that befell his family at the age of 8 when his dad – an alcoholic – passed on and her mom quit her job in Nairobi and moved them to their paternal rural home.
Comedian YY, a teetotaler, hinges his decision not to drink on his father’s inadequacies.
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Seeing what alcohol had done to his late father and the subsequent tumultuous relationship with his mother he resolved to eschew from drinking.
The comedian expressed a sense of poignance over his mom’s decision to move to the countryside.
Adjuring single mothers to refrain from ditching their livelihood and making the same mistake his mom did as they will put their children through a lot of turmoil in attempt to please wider kin.
He added that the act shows defeat and connotes lack of intention to strive for a better life. He is convicted that the moment they resolved to move back home they relinquished freedom amidst rheumy eyes.
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Oliver bemoaned on how, at Grade 3, he doubled up as a caregiver and going to the local market to help his mother solicit clothes.
In high school he was this boy grappling with adolescence and trying to make sense of his world amid abuse from evil relatives.
A forlorn hovel was home, when it poured water would seep in, making them hold bedsheets against windows.
All this subsequent to his mother’s decision to move to the countryside.