Widespread Nigerian singer, Teni has been dragged on social media for not directly referring to disqualified BBNaija housemate, Erica as ‘Omo Igbo’
Teni in one in all her movies, whereas expressing her love for Laycon mentioned, “Eyin Omo Igbo” which implies “You Igbo Folks” “Gained ti sepe fu Laycon” that means “they’ve cursed/jazzed Laycon”
Teni additionally urged ‘Omo Igbos’ to depart Laycon alone.
Some Nigerians on social media are actually of the view that the ‘billionaire’ singer was shading Erica.
This has led to a kind of tribal warfare on Twitter with individuals from the jap a part of the nation referring to Teni as a tribalist.
Different individuals felt that the singer’s assertion was innocent and that there was nothing fallacious in calling an Igbo individual ‘Omo Igbo’.
Listed here are some feedback gathered by DAILY POST from Twitter;
@Afamdeluxo “Teni you don’t deal with Erica as “Omo Igbo”. Similar approach I don’t anticipate Rita Dominic or any Igbo celeb to handle Laycon as “Onye ofe mmanụ”. Don’t be divisive in your quest for votes. ”
@AbdulganiyuH “The that means of omo lgbo is solely lgbo lady so what’s unhealthy about it and what’s hypothetical?
@RealistHenry “To begin with, she has a reputation, her identify is Erica, that must be sufficient description for an individual recognized that a lot. The additional “omo Igbo” is pointless, reeks of tribalism. Simply make your level with out the tag, simply pondering if she was to say one thing good, would she recall so as to add tag?
@Lollypizzle “Teni referred to as Erica “Omo Igbo,” you’re getting offended as a result of that is Twitter. Offline, individuals name individuals “Omo igbo” “Aboki” “Alhaja” and so on, and all of us reside in peace however as soon as it’s Twitter, you all are transferring mad and stupidly delicate as a result of you’ve gotten 10mb information. Oshisco.”
@NoniiRoyal “It isn’t the that means of a phrase that’s the drawback however the tone and the context. I hate that Omo Igbo with ardour, Yorubas use it in a derogatory approach.”
@SiriKwado “No one will see something fallacious in Teni addressing Erica as “Omo Igbo” but when an Igbo celeb like Genevieve Nnaji addresses Laycon as “Onye ofe mmanụ” in a solidarity video for Erica identical to Teni did, there will probably be outrage in all places. Hypocritical tons!
@Iamriel7 “If you happen to assume Teni saying omo igbo is demeaning, I urge that you just cease calling foreigners ‘Onyibo individuals’
@Tonybright01 “If you happen to say Teni was curssing by referring to Erica as “ Omo Igbo” then Erica was additionally cursing by calling your
favourite housemate ‘hen drumstick’ let’s all be cursing collectively.”