Popular Nigerian singer, Ayo Balogun, also known as ‘Wizkid’, has responded to a statement by the Special Assistant to President Muhammdu Buhari on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, where she described him as a dumb kid.
Onochie described Wizkid as being ignorant, insensitive and behaving like a kid for attacking the president over SARS brutalities.
She said that describing Buhari as an old man is not disrespectful.
Onochie said this while reacting to criticism that followed Nigerian Singer, Wizkid reaction to Buhari’s message to the United States President Donald Trump.
Recall that ‘Wizkid’ had called out President Muhammadu Buhari for reacting to Donald Trump’s health issues and not showing concern over the security issues in Nigeria.
However, Wizkid responding to Onochie on Tuesday night, told her to be ashamed of herself for making such utterance.
According to him, he has the right to demand for better governance as a father no matter his age.
Wizkid on his Twitter page wrote: “Lol, a 77-year-old man is not young ma. You are a woman and a mother and kids are getting killed by police/SARS and this is all you have to say? Shame on you!! Shame on you!!”
“I am a father and age has nothing to do with demanding for a better governance in my country!
Wizkid had said “Donald Trump is not your business old man!
“Police and SARS are still killing Nigerian youths daily. Do something!
Reacting some Nigerians had said Wizkid was disrespectful for calling Buhari an ‘old man.
But, Onochie in response said, “Its not disrespectful to call anyone old. Its the way and manner Ayo Balogun addressed the President that leaves a sour taste in the mouth.
“He exhibited crass ignorance, insensitivity and childishness. But hey, he’s a #DumbkidNotWhizKid
“When he grows up, he might learn respect.”