“Na Ur Money Dem Dey Respect”: Drama As Simi Says People Should Stop Addressing Her As “Ma”

“Na Ur Money Dem Dey Respect”: Drama As Simi Says People Should Stop Addressing Her As “Ma”

  • Simi has made her grievance known to those who respect her so much and call her ma
  • She stated that they started addressing her as such when she was 20 years old and she doesn't like it
  • The singer added that she prefers to be addressed by her name or instead, they should call her sir
  • In an exclusive chat with Legit. ng, an elderly woman, Mrs Ajayi Mary, spoke about the importance of respect.

Nigerian singer Simisola Kosoko better known as Simi has addressed people who respect her so much and cannot call her by her name.

In a video, she made and posted on Instagram, the mother of one warned those in the habit of showing her too much respect.

Simi slams those calling her 'Ma'.
Simi says people should stop calling her “Ma”. Photo credit @simplysimi
Source: Instagram

She said they should call her name or address her as "sir" instead of addressing her as "ma".

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Simi says people have been calling her ma since she was 20

In the video, the 'Duduke' crooner who released the French version a few years ago noted that the respect people have been according to her started when she clocked 20.

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She made it known in the Instagram post that she is still very young and appreciates all her fans but they should stop calling her "ma".

See the post here:

Fans react to the post made by Simi

Netizens have reacted to the video made by the singer where she said people should stop calling her ma. Here are some of the comments below.


"Ma should actually be used for only one’s mother… ma’am is the one to use as a sign of respect."


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"Me neither makes me feel OLD and odd abeg… ma wo."


"I think say na only me ooo."


"That's the truth Simi."


"Noted ma sorry Sir


"Mummy lagbaja unko."


"Nah your money them Dey calll ma."


"And sum pipu will be crying for it ."


"So no be only me no like this “ma” you can call me anything, but you see ma and sir oh larwd I don’t like it."


"Okay maaaa."

Mary Ajayi says parents should give their children good home training

In a chat with Legit.ng, Mary Ajayi said people who show so much respect have good home training.

She said:

"Parents should endeavour to train their children well. The generation of children we have now lacks respect for elders. Some would pass beside you and will not greet you. Calling someone 'ma' is a sign that you hold such a person in high esteem. If Simi says she doesn't want to be called ma, it's because the people calling her may be older than her. They are looking at her status as a celebrity and the level she has attained in life. She can't tell a ten-year-old to be calling her by name. So definitely the people she was referring to are much older than she is."

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Adekunle Gold slams Simi after she called him out on social media

Legit. ng has reported that Adekunle Gold had taken a swipe at his wife Simi for calling him out on social media.

Simi had slammed her husband's H-factor on social media as she complained that she was fed up with the singer.

In response to the post, AG went under Simi's post and abused her father.

Source: Legit.ng

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