Sex For Grades: Angry Nigerian Calls Out Falz For Not Championing The Cause
BBC Africa Eye’s documentary titled “Sex for Grades” released on Monday literally broke the internet after its shocking revelation of moral misconducts in universities.
Reporter Kiki Mordi, who knows first-hand how devastating sexual harassment can be, reveals what happens behind closed doors at some of the region’s most prestigious universities, went undercover to expose this heinous crime.
There were many reactions that trailed this revelation, but in all of this, a certain Ozzy Etomi felt now would have been great for musician Falz to speak up and champion the cause.
Etomi’s tweet read: Where is Falz. A topic he’s passionate about has been trending all day and we haven’t heard a peep.
Falz who, according to his timeline hadn’t been on Twitter for 3 days, finally broke his silence saying: “…What we should be doing is working together to get rid of this dysfunctional system that allows women to be taken advantage of.”
I don’t think this is a time for baseless animosity. I have and will always speak up against all forms of sexual abuse. Yesterday, today, tomorrow. What we should be doing is working together to get rid of this dysfunctional system that allows women to be taken advantage of.
— #Loving (@falzthebahdguy) October 8, 2019
However, many displeased by Etomi’s statement took to their individual timelines to express themselves which, in turn, led to Falz trending at the number one spot on Twitter NG.
Read some of the reactions below:
Falz barely tweets.
Within the past 2 weeks, hasn't tweeted more than 5 times.
But he should've immediately dropped everything & come tweet about #SexForGrades to satisfy you cos he sang about transactional sex earlier & you didn't like his take.
You're an entire circus.
— Ugwunna Ejikem (@UgwunnaEjikem) October 8, 2019
The truth remains that Falz has to say something about this issue of sexual harassment.
Even if every prominent figure in this country talks about it,Falz needs to say something.
His opinion is most important.Once he talks,sexual harassment will disappear from our universities.
— Kelvin Odanz (@MrOdanz) October 8, 2019
Lol I hate when I see things like this. Falz is Musician, because he made music about a topic doesn’t mean he has to speak up about it everytime it arises. He did a great job by making music to bring awareness to topic. Please let the guy rest. https://t.co/oSYvUUKfzf
— Kanyinsola Ayeni (@Kanyin_A) October 8, 2019
Ever since Falz talked about “transactional sex” in his song, some certain individuals have been holding a grudge against him for bashing their hustle.
Now they’re using the #SexForGrades issue as an avenue to drag him because he didn’t address it until 5 hours ago. Nitwits
— AJ | Adonai (@mrmanhere_) October 8, 2019
Falz’s last tweet was 3days ago, but read your WCWs and zombie leads drag him for being quiet on yesterday’s topic.
Assess their common sense while at it too.
— Cross˚ (@Elcrucifixio) October 8, 2019
I don’t know when Falz became the SI unit for Morality, everytime there’s an issue about Transactional sex. You people will turn him to tiger generator and start dragging him.
He’s not the cause for your misfortunes abeg.
— Pastor Ola ✨ (@Biisi96) October 8, 2019