- Actress Halima Abubakar has received backlash on social media after she shared a photo that is not hers on Instagram
- The actress shared a photo of a baby holding a thumb to announce the birth of her child
- However, it was discovered that the baby in the photo she shared was not her own child
Popular Nigerian actress Halima Abubakar, who recently became a mother, is now receiving backlash on social media for her action when she announced the birth of her child.
Recall that the actress announced her baby's arrival with a photo she shared on Instagram. In the photo, a baby's hand could be seen holding someone's thumb and people assumed that the baby in the photo was the actress' newborn.
It was later discovered that the baby in the photo was another woman's child, an American who announced her baby's arrival on Friday, March 13.
Legit.ng reported that the actress was called out by the woman on Instagram.
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Nigerians have now reacted to the story on the popular micro-blogging platform, Twitter. They noted that what she did was uncalled for.
Some Nigerians said they are disappointed her behaviour while others stated that they were not surprised, noting that it reminded them of what another actress, Oge Okoye, did with the photo of a dog she claimed she got.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that congratulations were 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.
In the photo she shared online, Chatta's baby girl was dressed in a lovely pink dress and wrapped in a light purple shawl. The baby girl is in addition to their first child, who is a boy. As expected, fans and followers have taken to her comment section to pray for the baby and wish the Nollywood actor and his wife well.
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