- AY has taken to social media to address people blaming celebrities for the death of protesters
- According to the top comedian and actor, it is an 'inappropriate response'
- AY urged Nigerians not to make the solution to the problem as bad as the problem
Nigerian comedian, Ayo Makun, popularly known as AY, has taken to social media to react following backlash celebrities received over the death of #EndSARS protesters.
In a recent Instagram post, he shared a screenshot of his tweet talking about how celebs have continued to receive blames despite their contribution to the movement.
In the caption, he stated that it is an inappropriate response to blame celebrities for the death of people who were fighting for a better Nigeria. He also advised that people should remain focused and not be concerned with any 'orchestrated distractions.
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The comedian appealed to everyone to maintain a proper focus on the set goals while mourning those who have passed on.
His message read in part:
"Let's quit discouraging everyone who joined us all in making our voices heard, no matter how low. Your liking or disliking any celebrity doesn't count as much as we respect ourselves as human beings. Let's not make our solutions to the problem be as bad as the problem itself.We shall all be alive to witness that NEW NIGERIA of our dreams soonest."
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In other news, Nollywood actress, Moyo Lawal, described the ongoing looting across the nation as heartbreaking as she questioned when it will be enough.
The movie star complained about those who criticise bad behaviour but often do worse when they have the opportunity.
In her caption, she stated that most people give hunger as the excuse for their actions but are not ready to take birth control seriously. Lawal explained that people give birth to kids with no plans on how to raise them.
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