Nigerian songstress, Tiwa Savage came under heavy criticism two days ago for her approach at the Black Lives Matter campaign with fans hurling several degrees of insult at her for posting a picture which read: “I Can’t Keep Calm; I Have A Black Son.”
See her post below.
The artiste has however bounced back in what seems to be a reply to the heavy criticism. she wrote:
Let us not let the devil distract us by letting us fight amongst ourselves and lose focus on the many tragedies happening around the whole. Yes you as an individual might not be able to fight for every cause but even the little you do will help. I don’t need to justify my support for #blacklivesmatter and it’s sad that some people should even question my support because I’m sure these same people were happy when the rest of the world supported us with our #bringbackourgirls movement, but you don’t want us to show support because it is not right on our doorstep. This is exactly what the enemy wants and he “the devil” is a liar. We will keep supporting each other and not get distracted and just to clarify what happens at home means so much to me as a Nigerian. I didn’t just hashtag I joined several walks in protest, used my voice as an artist and wrote “olorun mi” as a tribute to lives lost on the Dana crash and will continue to do many more as it is my duty as a nigerian, a citizen of this world and a child of the Most High ??