- Veteran Nollywood actress, Lola Idije, recently got Nigerian youths excited on social media
- It was gathered that the actress is the creator of a popular slang making waves on social media, ‘Soro Soke’
- A man took to his page to celebrate the film star and give her credit
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Veteran Nollywood actress, Toyin Afolayan better known as Lola Idije has been credited with coining the popular 'soro soke' slang taking over Nigeria's social media.
The Nigerian social media space is one that is usually made very fun and interesting with the use of slangs that youths can identify with.
Currently on Nigerian social media, a slang seems to be making waves and it is the ‘soro soke’ lingo.
The lingo seemed to get more popularity during the EndSARS protests that rocked many states in Nigeria. Youths use it to know who showed support for the cause or those hiding their true intention with flowery words. Soro Soke literally means 'speak up'.
A number of people on social media have now credited veteran Nollywood actress, Toyin Afolayan aka Lola Idije, as the originator of the slang.
The prominent Yoruba film star was recognized for making use of the slang a lot in movies and it has captured the hearts of youths in the country.
A man identified as Deji Adenuga took to his social media page to give the actress credit for coining the slang.
“Paddy mi, originator "Soro soke, weere"!”
See his post below:
Other social media users also celebrated the actress and gave her credit. See below:
In other news, Legit.ng reported that billionaire daughter, DJ Cuppy, made sure to join the EndSARS protest from home after many attempts to be physically part of the movement.
The young lady took to her social media page to share a video of her standing in the rain and holding a placard preaching against police brutality and SARS.
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