- Junior Pope has taken to social media to react to reports of palliatives allegedly hoarded in warehouses
- The Nollywood actor advised people not to expect palliatives from the government they sold their votes to
- This comes amid outrage and looting of warehouses across the nation which housed a huge amount of foodstuffs meant to be distributed as COVID-19 relief
Just like many Nigerian celebrities, Nollywood actor, Junior Pope, has reacted to reports of COVID-19 relief food items stored in warehouses across the country and the outrage that has followed.
Pope questioned why people expected palliatives after they sold their votes. The actor said people already sold their palliatives by doing so. According to him, they should not expect anything from the government, be it palliatives or whatever, even though it is meant for them.
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"Why Will They Give You Palliatives Specifically Meant For You When Actually They Paid You Off To Have Your Votes....... (in other words; you have sold your palliatives)........ And As Such Shouldnt Be Expecting Anything From The Leaders You Sold Your Votes To....... 2023 I Run"
The post which made it to Instagram, had several people agreeing with him and others, slamming him over his views.
"Well said! But the people who need this online message are offline."
"These people should rest already, ya’ll want to sound intelligent desperately."
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"Nothing but the truth."
"So what about us, that didn’t sell our votes?"
"We didn’t sell our votes, INEC stole it and sold them out."
"The most senseless comment I’ve seen this month."
"No more vote-selling going forward, I no dey sell before sef."
"#facts let’s build new Nigeria with different,get ur voters card ready,new Nigeria here we come."
"You can’t totally blame anyone , it’s all out fault, we all voted and clamor for this change, bubu only changed it for us, so it’s our mistake, we should all own it."
In other news, Nollywood actress, Moyo Lawal, has described the ongoing looting across the nation as heartbreaking as she questioned when it will be enough.
According to the movie star, people complain of bad behaviour but often do worse when they have the opportunity.
Meanwhile, Nigerian actress, Isaac Chinwe, recently took to her social media page to react to the reports of people looting warehouses where COVID-19 palliatives were stored across the country.
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The Nollywood star asked people to stop looting the palliatives. According to her, people get hurt in the process and it is not the right way to go.
Speaking further, Chinwe said that instead, people should take photos for proof when they discover such warehouses so that the world can see.
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