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Xenophobia: Watch what you say, Wizkid cautions celebrities

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Xenophobia: Watch what you say, Wizkid cautions celebrities

In a bid to douse the ongoing social media brouhaha about xenophobic attacks, Afrobeat songster, Wizkid, has cautioned social media-savvy celebrities, personalities and influencers.

The singer vis his Twitter handle warned erring celebrities not to preach hate when the real problem is the government, poverty, education and a long list of social ills.

Wizkid further advised these influential personalities to promote peace or just concentrate on their music.

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Please say no to violence, we all need each other #SayNoToXenophobicAttacks! One love!one Africa, the singer added.

Read his tweets:

“I’ve seen so many insensitive and dumb stupid comments from you celebrities and I’m so disappointed! This is not a time to fight or point fingers!! Let love lead. Use your head! You fucking dumb fucks! People are dying foreal! Watch what you say!

“Y’all want to go around preaching hate and fighting each other when the real problem is not even on social media! You clout chasing dick heads! #SayNoToXenophobicAttacks ! Fight the real problem! Government! Poverty! Education!

“And if you don’t have anything sensible to say at this sensitive time pls just promote your music and fuck off.

“And my people! Pls, say no to violence! No violence pls. We all need each other. #SayNoToXenophobicAttacks! One love!one Africa!

Echoing the singer, Dr Joe Abah tweeted, “Good morning. #ThisIsYourConscienceSpeaking. Preparing to go out and join the looting? Have you been supporting the looting going on? Didn’t @wizkidayo say to #SouthAfricans “You are fighting the wrong war”?

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“Are Nigerians fighting the right war right now by looting? Think am o.”

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