Nigerians blast Slimcase for 'undermining' death of teenage girl in Lagos

Nigerians blast Slimcase for 'undermining' death of teenage girl in Lagos

- Nigerian singer Slimcase is currently being dragged on social media for his comment on the recent killing of a teenage girl in Lagos

- The singer had commented on the death of George Floyd, an African-American killed by some police officers in the US

- A follower tackled him for not speaking on the unjust killing in Lagos but that of the one in the US

- Slimcase in his response stated Floyd's death was global pandemic and Tina's death was made for local news channels to carry

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Nigerian singer, Oluwafemi Oladapo Oko-Eko professionally known as Slimcase, is currently under fire for his comments on the killing of a teenager, a 17-year-old Tina Ezekwe, on Tuesday, May 26.

The singer had earlier taken to social media to speak on the death of George Floyd, an African-American who was unjustly killed by some police officers in the United States.

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Sharing a photo of Flyod, he wrote: "FAME AFTER DEATH... any positive blow wey I gats blow God Let me blow am now that I am alive not after I am dead George A sacrifice for d change in black history."

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A follower commented on the post, asking him why he wasn't speaking on the death of Tina whose life was lost in Lagos, but Floyd's in the US.

The singer responded, saying: "We talking about a global pandemic here. Leave the Lagos girl for channels to talk about am."

See screenshot of his comment below:

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The singer's comment which has since gone viral on social media, has angered a lot of people who believe he undermined the death of the teenage girl in Lagos.

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Trending at number two on Twitter is the singer and many people have nothing nice to say.

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Meanwhile, another story which trended on social media is the heartbreaking story of a young boy who lost 5 years of his freedom after he was wrongly arrested and thrown in prison.

According to @@Tobijulo91 who shared the now viral story as narrated by a former colleague, the boy had stepped out of his aunt's house to buy suya. However, he never returned and they searched for him for years without any success.

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