A UK-based Nigerian student, Bolu, who made a presentation in class, calling for a ban on local dish, Amala, has been trolled on Twitter.
Bolu, on his Twitter handle, @Bolu_ay, shared a photo of his presentation. The photo showed Bolu standing by his presentation, which read, “Why Amala needs to be banned.” He captioned the photo, “Speaking my truth.”
He added, “The class was Presentation Skills for successful graduates, I dug deep and used a topic that I was passionate about”
There have been lots of reactions from Twitter users, some of whom have called him out for calling for the ban of a local delicacy.
See his tweet and reactions:
Speaking my truth pic.twitter.com/h4tr8JYUYb
— Bolu Abeg No Kill Us (@bolu_ay) March 14, 2019
U just relegate efo riro, egusi eleja and obe eja with this call for ban on amala. You broke my heart seriously.
— mee (@Adsightmediang) March 14, 2019
I read it in one history book that the first world war started when someone wanted to ban Amala. It is not good to repeat history???
— Olusegun Adeniyi (@Olusegunverdict) March 14, 2019
I saw that tweet earlier and I decided to ignore it. He feels he can belittle our way of life because he now lives in Coventry? Oni yeye iranu. ?
— Feranmi Victor (@sarcasticThor) March 14, 2019
It’s insolent to come up with this ,my friends from Ibadan are walking amala into limelight of mineral resource in oyo state ?
— Temmy (@its_orindayo) March 14, 2019
Congrats…your Yoruba card has been revoked. I hope it was worth it
— Ade (@Aduke_Lewa) March 14, 2019
Lol…. Pele…. Mr truth
— Eleven Paz (@Adetutu_OJ) March 14, 2019