- Uche Ogbodo has spoken out concerning the trending challenge, 'Be Like Ngozi'
- According to the Nollywood actress, the challenge is about the brain of a woman and not how she dresses
- Several internet users have reacted to the actress's take on the trend
- The challenge has women dressing up and tying their hair like Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala following her recent appointment as the DG of World Trade Organization
The current trend #BeLikeNgozichallenge is what many Nigerian women have excitedly jumped on but for Uche Ogbodo, there is actually more to it than just playing dress-up.
In a recent Instagram post, the Nollywood actress expressed amusement over the ongoing trend, stating that the challenge was not about how a woman dresses but, what she had in her head.
"#BeLikeNgozichallenge is not about the clothes but the brain. My people made me LOL."
See post below:
See how some Nigerians reacted:
"You are addressed the way you dress ma, try to dey talk with sense, Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Ngozi no dey wear pant dey snap for social media."
"They know it’s just a way of celebrating her so carry your seriousness enter school to read book to be like her."
"As they’ve decided to dress like her to celebrate her, wetin concern you ? Mschew!"
"What if dem nor get brain, will deprive them of their right to participate?"
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History was made on Monday, February 15 as Nigeria's former Finance minister, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, was confirmed as the new head of the World Trade Organization.
In celebration of her record-breaking feat and achievement as the first African and female to assume such a high role, Nigerians started the #BeLikeNgoziChallenge and a particular lady stole the show.
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