- Actor Emma Labista has urged Nigerian celebrities to set good examples for youths who make up most of their fans
- Emma stated that showing off their smoking habits on social media is leading many youths astray
- The actor stated that youths are copying everything celebrities do as they see them as role models
Nollywood actor Emma Labista has called out singers Wizkid, Davido, Burna Boy, Naira Marley, and other celebrities who take to social media to show off themselves smoking substances.
According to the actor, showcasing such habits on social media is doing more harm than good to Nigerian youths as they copy everything that celebrities do.
Labista noted that celebrities have to change their ways and set good examples as role models.
Read what he said below:
"Celebrities, if you see what is going on in this country, then you will know that we need to change our ways. There are certain things we do on social media that do not augur well for the youths of this country. The youths of this country are all going astray and we as role models of these youths, need to set good examples.
"This idea of smoking substances on social media, making the youths believe that this is the way forward. These youths are copying everything we do. Davido, Wizkid, Burna Boy, Zubby Michael, Bella Shmurda, and so many other celebrities.
"The youths also copy these things without knowing that substance is a rich man's food. Some of you will smoke and go astray. Let's set positive examples, they copy everything we do."
Watch him speak below:
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In other news, Legit.ng earlier reported that Don Jazzy celebrated 2 years of being smoke free.
The singer seemed to be tracking his progress through an app as he shared a screenshot on his page.
The app noted that the Eminado crooner has been smoke-free for 2 years, four days, 8 hours, and 39 seconds. In the caption that accompanied the post, the singer expressed his joy through dance emojis.