Rapper Erigga says Nigerians fight for God but can’t fight for their rights

Rapper Erigga says Nigerians fight for God but can’t fight for their rights

- Erigga recently took to social media to share his thoughts on the Nigerian people

- According to the rapper, they can't fight for their right but can fight for their religion

- The post which has since gone viral comes barely a week after a 22-year-old Kano musician was sentenced to death for blasphemy

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In a highly religious society like Nigeria, many people believe that citizens often have misplaced priorities. One of such people is Erhiga Agarivbie better known as Erigga.

The Nigerian rapper recently had heads nodding in agreement after he took to Twitter to share his thoughts on Nigerians and their attitude towards fighting for their rights.

According to him, they don't play with their religion and can fight for God but the opposite is the case when it comes to fighting for their right as they leave it for God to handle.

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"When it comes to religion, Nigerians fight for God, but when it comes to their rights they leave it for God to fight for them !!!! happy Sunday," he tweeted.

Nigerians also shared their opinion. See some replies below:

@amocoboy wrote: "No! We create problems for ourselves. We also allow our politicians create more thru humongous corruption, nepotism, misappropriation of our commonwealth and utter disregard for human rights. We fail to hold them accountable even 4 campaign promises. We turn around and blame God. Haba."

Rapper Erigga says Nigerians fight for God but can’t fight for their rights

Erigga stated that Nigerians fight for God. Photo credit: @Erigga
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@ghiazat wrote: "Truer words have not been spoken. We expend our struggles in the wrong direction and on the wrong things. If only we could switch it around, a quarter of this country's problems might get solutions."

This comes shortly after a Sharia court in Kano state sentenced 22-year-old singer, Yahaya Aminu Sharif, to death by hanging for blasphemy against Prophet Muhammad.

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According to reports from Premium Times, the Sharia court judge, Aliyu Muhammad Kani, gave the verdict after finding Sharif guilty.

The 22-year-old singer had reportedly committed blasphemy against the prophet in the lyrics of one of his songs which he circulated via WhatsApp in March 2020.

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Meanwhile, social media was awash with reactions as many Nigerians took to their handles to register displeasure and consent over the judgement.

While many felt the singer is protected by the freedom of speech under a law supreme than the one under which the Kano judgement was delivered, some Nigerians thoroughly condemned Sharif's action.

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