A Hungry Person Is a Potential Criminal: Ifemeludike Says Expecting Poor People to Be Righteous Is Ignorant

A Hungry Person Is a Potential Criminal: Ifemeludike Says Expecting Poor People to Be Righteous Is Ignorant

- Nollywood actress, Ifemeludike, has shared her opinion on the relationship between poverty and crime

- According to her, those who are ignorant expect poor people to be righteous in Nigeria

- The actress asked how it was possible to convince a youth not to get involved in crime when he watches his mother suffer from an illness money can fix

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Popular Nigerian actress, Ifemeludike, recently shared hot takes on poverty and crime and how the two go hand in hand.

According to the movie star, it would be ignorant to expect poor people to lead a righteous life while living in Nigeria. Explaining further, she added that a hungry person is a potential criminal.

Not stopping there, Ifemeludike asked how someone could preach repentance to a person without a job, food, wears rags and has no solution in sight.

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A Hungry Person Is a Potential Criminal: Ifemeludike Says Expecting Poor People to Be Righteous Is Ignorant
Actress Ifemeludike had this to say about crime and poverty. Photos: @ifemeludike
Source: Instagram

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Excerpts from her caption reads:

“Until we identify they people who have short changed our lives and values we may be preaching to the Wrong congregation... Can true salvation be gotten in a rotten society??? Hoodlums, yahoo yahoos, bandits, terrorists, kidnappers, militants, runs girls association, baby mamas club etc. Are they results you get after lootingour common wealth for over 60years...”

See the full post below:

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Read some of the comments of internet users on her post below:


"The truth here! The lot of us in this country are just hypocrites."


"Wo! To be sincere, without being afraid of those who will come for me under this comment section, IT IS NOT THAT EASY TO BE POOR AND MAINTAIN A RIGHTEOUS LIFE!!! Poverty na bast*rd."

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"You can't justify crime because poverty."


"Just because one is poor doesn't give them the right to indulge in crime. Go and steal get caught and let your lawyer defend you by saying you're poor."


"Truth shaa, life hard for naija! Worse thing is the rich are getting richer the poor getting poorer. Even Love in naija is connection, the rich fall in love with only the rich Nawa oo."


"This actual fact not a motivational speech ooh .... when better hungry beat u righteousness go far ,even after 40 days and 40 night fasting better hungry go make comit anger sin."


In other celebrity news, Legit.ng earlier reported that Ghanaian actress, Akuapem Poloo, opened up on how Mr Eazi and Mercy Johnson tried to help her when she was in jail.

In the screenshot of Mercy Johnson’s message, the Nigerian actress asked her for a phone number she could be reached on. The mother of four also asked how she could be of help.

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In another screenshot, Nigerian singer, Mr Eazi, had asked Poloo if she already had a lawyer. He also showed interest in changing her legal counsel to a better one.

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