Enugu lawmaker allegedly put up billboard with Phyno and Flavour’s face, accusing them of using #EndSARS protest to “blackmail the government”
Bibian Anekwe, an Enugu lawmaker, is said to have sponsored a billboard to accuse musicians, Phyno and Flavour of using the End SARS protest to blackmail the government.
According to Anekwe whose name was stated as the sponsor for the billboard, the artistes are using the protest to extort the government.
The billboard which has the face of the artistes on it, also has a written inscription.
“#EndSARS protest to blackmail Enugu State Government. Go to your state. Our Governor is working.”
In response, sharing a photo of the billboard on Twitter, Patoranking wrote,
“This is so shameful and I would advise, you use the same energy to End police brutality in Enugu state…Enugu people deserve better…Nigerians deserve better #endsars #Endpolicebrutality.”
However, the lawmaker is presently receiving backlash on social media, has many Nigerians faulted her action.
A Twitter user @Zoroswagbag wrote,
Bibian Anekwe you are a very big fool ! what nonsense is this ? See there is nothing honorable about you absolutely nothing ! shameless O Yes member ! See the daft ass licking people wey Dey do politics for us naa ! how this country wan take good ?
Popular Nigerian singer, Peruzzi Twitted, “Big shame on bibian anekwe!!! Big shame!!!! #EndSars #ENDBADGOVERNANCE”.
Whose mother/aunt/friend thought it wise to put up this nonsense? Is there no end to sycophancy? Anyway, they said ‘ala adighi mma bu uru ndi nze’. Let her enjoy the dividend of corruption for now. It will surely get to her. Tueh! #EndSARS.
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Written by Kartia Velino