Ugandan awards winner Comedian Patrick Idringi popularly known as Salvado alias ‘Man From Ombokolo’ has been snapped by Sanyu FM and is set to host the station’s Breakfast Show every weekday from 6 to 10 am.
The latest we have obtained is that the funnyman will be replacing James Onen aka Fatboy.
This website has reliably learnt that the ‘Man From Ombokolo’ is already praising gods of the land after receiving the good news of his new assignment and thus shared the announcement on his social media platforms with a caption “Godspeed”.
However, this is not the first time Salvado is going to be on the radio airwaves. The true African black skinned giant has previously been a presenter on Capital FM.
But Who Is Salvado?
Patrick Idringi, known as Patrick Salvado (born 14 February 1985), is a Ugandan comedian, actor media personality and master of ceremonies.
In 2009 he participated in a reality comedy competition by Multichoice Africa called Standup Uganda and came in second. In 2011, Salvado was hired on the radio station 91.3 Capital FM doing the Overdrive show.
Salvado resigned from his radio job to concentrate on comedy shows where he performed with fellow comedians Kenneth Kimuli aka Pablo, Alex Muhangi, Daniel Omara, and Anne Kansiime. He also hosted concerts by artists such as Sean Paul, Beenie Man, Konshens, Alaine, Chaka Demus and Pliers, James Ingram, Busy Signal, Sean Kingston, and Shaggy.
Salvado has performed in Nigeria at the Glo Laffta Fest comedy tour. Other notable shows that Salvado has performed in are
- Night of 1000 Laughs in Kenya and Nigeria (2013, 2014, 2015)
- Night of 1000 Laughs in Ghana (2014, 2015)
- Kings of Comedy Kigali (2013, 2014)
- Funny Fellaz Tanzania (2016)
- Gaborone International Music and Culture Festival Botswana (2016)
- Presidents of Laughfrica Malawi (2015)
- Glo CAF Awards (2015)
- Standup Africa South Africa (2014)
- Lord of the Ribs Nigeria (2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018) In association with Basketmouth, and Akinlolu Jekins
- The Salvado One Man Show in Bahrain
- One Africa Global Comedy Fest in Dubai
- Johannesburg international Comedy Festival
- Comedy Central international Comedy Festival South Africa (2015)
- He was profiled by global TV network CNN in 2015
In 2015, he won the Uganda Entertainment best Comedian award.
Good Luck on your new assignment Giant