- Nigerians have reacted to a statement released by the Federal Government of Nigeria about popular cross-dresser Bobrisky
- The statement had described the cross-dresser as an impact worse than the Ebola
- According to WHO, the Ebola virus killed 11,310 deaths in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone
- On social media, Nigerians expressed that the cross-dresser has not killed anyone, adding that he is not Nigeria's major problem
A recent statement released by the Federal Government of Nigeria has sparked reactions from many Nigerians. The statement was released by the director-general of the National Council for Arts and Culture, Olusegun Runsewe.
The director-general on Saturday, September 28, expressed that popular Nigerian cross-dresser, Idris Okuneye, known as Bobrisky, is an impact on society worse than the Ebola virus.
Nigerians took offence to the statement made by Runsewe, saying that the director-general should focus on the real issues affecting Nigerians rather than focus on a cross-dresser whose only impact is on social media.
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Nigerians expressed that the Ebola virus Runsewe compared Bobrisky to, killed thousands of people in West Africa the year it broke out and Bobrisky has not killed anyone.
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However, other Nigerians expressed that some people were just pretending to defend the cross-dresser. They noted that the people defending would not be saying the same thing if they had brothers who were like him.
According to a report by the World Health Organisation (WHO), the impact the Ebola virus had on West Africa was significant. WHO said a total of 28,616 cases of the virus was reported, and 11,310 deaths were recorded in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Nigerian youths recently took a stand against the popular cross-dresser.
The youth, united under the auspices of the National Youths Council of Nigeria, to protest against Bobrisky and condemned him, saying he promotes negative culture.
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