In the aftermath of Nice, France terror attack, Genevieve Nnaji left a tribute on her Facebook page, but her fans didn’t seem happy with that move. Several comments on her Facebook page attacked her for not commenting on the terror crisis in her home country Nigeria. Many cited the lack of response after Fulani Herdsmen attack, and Boko Haram terror crisis that has claimed several lives in Nigeria.
Ms. Nnaji is not the only public figure that has faced this kind of backlash. Several celebrities and politicians including President Buhari, have often been criticized for being quick to extend sympathy when it come to Western crisis while remaining silent when terror attacks claim lives in Nigeria.
After the terror attack in Nice, France on July 14th, Genevieve Nnaji wrote on her Facebook page:
The following are some of the comments from the post: