My Name Is Uvuvwevwevwe Onyetenyevwe Ugwemubwem Ossas

My Name Is Uvuvwevwevwe Onyetenyevwe Ugwemuhwem Osas

By in Unique on March 20, 2017

This is the hardest name to pronounce from Africa. Uvuvwevwevwe Onyetenyevwe Ugwemuhwem Osas actually not really language at all. He is from Edo State, one of several ethnicities like Okpe, Esan, Afemai/Etsako, Ora, Akoko-Edo, Igbanke, Emai and Ijaw. This video published on 2015 November and 33 million views, 554,000 shares and 210,000 comments. What’s amazing!

He named himself as Uvuvwevwevwe Onyetenyevwe Ugwemuhwem Osas identifies the comedian as David Igwe, suggesting that in addition to being a video made for comedic effect, this isn’t his actual name I quote from Quora.  He is actually Nigerian and it’s possible the name he uses might be a longer version of his own name, or perhaps based on names he’s familiar with. 

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