The lawmaker representing Surulere 1 on the Lagos State Home of Meeting, Desmond Elliot, has come beneath assault for referring to protesters as youngsters and saying that Nigeria could disintegrate if the social media area will not be regulated.
The Nollywood veteran had whereas issuing the warning throughout plenary lamented the huge looting within the wake of the Finish SARS protests throughout the nation.
He had urged social media influencers, celebrities to cease spreading hate through social media.
Reacting, Singer, Davido and a few Nigerians took to their Twitter web page to precise their disappointment over Desmond Elliot’s assertion.
Listed below are some remark DAILY POST curated.
@Davido, “Desmond Elliot simply destroyed all the dear childhood reminiscences he gave us in films.”
@sa_vvy_, “So Desmond Fool thinks within the subsequent 5 years there’ll be no Nigeria, not due to our murderous leaders or the excessive fee of poverty, however due to social media. that man has misplaced the plot.
@chukkusmiles_”If Desmond Elliot had the concern of God and revered those that misplaced their lives on the #LekkiMassacre we received’t be right here. Such a disgrace.”
@Drolufunmilayo, “Folks died.
However Desmond is extra offended about on-line “curses” towards their killers.
“Folks had been massacred however Desmond is extra offended concerning the Oba Palace. Folks had been murdered however Desmond is extra offended about social media. Expensive younger Nigerian, I hope you now know your enemies.”
@Chlemchi, “How previous is Desmond Elliot to name younger folks youngsters? That is the phantasm of political workplace in Nigeria. It makes one assume they’re infallible.”
@alexloboloba, “Surulere residents must apologize to Lagosians for voting for a consultant like Desmond Fool.”
@BhadmudAkeem, “Desmond Elliot has solely been a politician for six years, but he has been consumed completely by the satan. This boy is simply 46 years of age ooo, but he’s referring to us as youngsters.”
@egwunte, “Desmond Elliot would later come to youngsters for votes. Once we cry towards dangerous governance it seems to be as if we’re the one folks that might profit from a very good and accountable Nigeria. Let’s not neglect that Desmond Elliot referred to as #EndSARS protesters youngsters.”
@mrericcarter, “I can not say I’m shocked at what Desmond Elliot was saying, if you be part of the APC it appears they mechanically take away your considering college.”
@amakadiva09, “Desmond Elliot is a proof that having youths on the helm of affairs on this nation will not be a assure for good governance. You’ll be able to’t vouch for anybody, energy adjustments folks. ”