- Nigerian actress Halima Abubakar has been called out on social media for using a photo that is not hers
- The actress recently announced the birth of her child with a photo of a baby holding a hand
- This photo was seen by Nigerians who congratulated her on her child's arrival and assumed the baby in the picture was hers
- However, the woman who gave birth to the child in the picture has exposed her
Popular Nigeran actress Halima Abubakar was recently in the news after she announced the birth of her baby boy. The actress revealed that her child was born on Friday, April 3, 2020.
Abubakar shared a photo of a baby holding someone's thumb to announce the birth of her child. Nigerians assumed that the photo on her announcement was that of her child and they congratulated her.
However, an American woman identified on her Instagram handle as the_arielb has now called the actress out for using her photo. It was gathered that the photo the actress used to announce her child's arrival was for the_arielb.
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The American woman had announced the birth of her baby boy on Friday, March 13, 2020. She confronted the actress in her Instagram direct message, asking why she used her baby's picture as her own.
Abubakar told the woman that she only used the picture after she googled baby pictures and it came up. She said she also had a baby and she wanted to announce his arrival.
The actress added that she never said the baby in the picture was her own and she apologised to the woman. Abubakar also promised to delete the picture from her page.
the_arielb shared the screenshot of the conversation on her Instagram story alongside photos of comments she received from people who saw the post and the photo Abubakar posted.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that the controversial Nollywood actress recently took to social media with a word of advice for her fans and followers. The screen diva in a caption that accompanied a photo shared on her Instagram page, advised against building a culture of inheriting other people’s enemies.
Abubakar stated that the New Year should not be for such developments, and charged her fans to work towards getting their lives together. She said: "Don’t inherit people's enemies. This year is not for that. Get your lives together."
Legit.ng also reported that congratulations are in order for Nollywood actor Ibrahim Chatta and wife Olaide Aisha on the birth of their beautiful baby girl. The actor’s colleague, actress Bisola Badmus shared the good news on her social media page.
Badmus shared a photo of Chatta and his wife on her Instagram page accompanied by her congratulatory message. Badmus also shared the baby’s photo, welcoming the adorable girl into the world.
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