Youth Outcry in Benin: Bobrisky’s Controversial Presence
In a notable display of discontent, the youth of Benin City have taken to the streets in protest against popular crossdresser Bobrisky.
The uproar stems from an alleged insult to the Oba of Benin by the socialite, sparking outrage among the locals.
Bobrisky’s Previous Insult: The Oba of Benin Marriage Joke
Last year, Bobrisky stirred controversy when he jokingly suggested in a video that the Oba of Benin should come and marry him.
This lighthearted remark, however, has not been taken lightly by the Benin youth, who consider it a disrespect to their culture.
Persona Non-Grata: Benin Youths’ Unwelcoming Stance
The word on the street is that Bobrisky is set to visit the state again for an event, leading to a surge in protests by the youths.
Holding placards with messages such as “He is a bad influence; We don’t want him in our state,” the protesters express their strong disapproval of Bobrisky’s presence.
Placard Messages: Conveying Displeasure and Rejection
The placards carried by the protesting youths convey their displeasure, emphasizing that Bobrisky is perceived as a negative influence. The messages reflect the sentiment that his presence is not welcome in Benin City.
Social Media Reactions: Jobless Youth Stereotype
While the protest unfolds, social media platforms capture diverse reactions. Some users question the importance of the protest, attributing it to poverty and illiteracy. Others suggest focusing on more pressing issues, such as road repairs.
Video Footage: A Glimpse of the Benin Youth Protest
A video shared on social media platforms captures the intensity of the protest, showing the youths on the streets expressing their unacceptance of Bobrisky. The hashtags #bobrisky, #viral, and #benincity accompany the video, indicating its widespread circulation.