Nigerians Criticize Olamide Over ‘Wonma’ Music Video

Olamide Badoo Sneh

Nigerian hip hop recording artist, Olamide popularly known as Olamide Baddo or BaddoSneh has recently released the music video of a single ‘Wonma.’

The YBNL boss, however, was forced to take down the video under 24 hours after sharing it via his Instagram account to his 6 million fan base.

Nigerians lashed at the artiste as the video is considered to gratify sex and also portrayed nurses as ‘sexual objects.’

Watch the video below:

See reactions of some fans below:

“8hours shift, 12hours over- night shift on ward, on duty at least 5days in a week, Caring and looking after the welfare of people that don’t know u or gives a damn about you, and still receiving a shitty pay at the end of the month, nd this is deserved? #nursesarenotsexualobjects.”

Another twitter user wrote, “I like how the Nurses raged over Olamide’s video sexualizing nurses. In 24hours, the video has been taken down. That’s seriousness and unity. If a profession is poorly portrayed by an entertainer, the sensible thing to do is to speak in one voice.”

Nursing world Nigeria, a site that connects Nigerian nurses, also released a statement on the issue;

“Thanks to everyone who took time to report and request that the video by @Olamide posted on Instagram be taken down.

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“While we acknowledge the fact that @Olamide has brought the sounds and beats of Nigeria and Africa to the world at large, the fact still remains that @Olamide recent music video misrepresents and totally disrespects the Nursing profession and healthcare providers.

“With a video WONMA depicting nurses as sextoys and sex objects to over 3.4M and 6.9M followers on @Twitter, @AppleMusic and @instagram.

“It was heartbreaking to say the least. To those who also made the calls and desired to remain unnamed we also appreciate you.

To everyone who used the hashtag: #NursesAreNotSexualObjects we also say thank you. The video has now been removed. Nurses Are No Sexual Objects”


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