Nollywood Actor, Walter Anga has come under fire for endorsing the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP for 2023 presidency.
Naija News understands that the actor made the public declaration following Wike’s speech during the event held on Monday organized to welcome him after the PDP primary in Rivers State.
Reacting to the outcome of the PDP presidential election, which saw Atiku Abubakar emerge as the party’s presidential flagbearer, the actor reaffirmed his vow to support anyone who wins the presidential ticket ahead of the general elections.
He also hailed the governor of River State, Nyensom Wike, adding that he will never abandon the party.
He said; ”I made a vow to the PDP that i will support whoever emerges from the #PDPPresidentialPrimaries and i am not going to go back on my word. We cannot abandon the @OfficialPDPNig, we will be fully supporting H.E @atiku. Man like WIKE my Governor the point one ☝️ of Rivers State. Now let’s focus on the Bigger WIN. I am a dedicated PDP member and I stand with my party and my people. Make everybody chose him party and him candidates oh!!!”
However, displeased fans of the actor stormed his comment section, calling him out for his statement, and accusing him of using his fame and influence to mislead people.
Some of the reactions culled by this publication are below;
One mrinnocentobi wrote; ‘‘Oga Walter, in as much as I like and adore your movies and most especially your sense of humor, I just wish and hope you will also see beyond money and party for at least a better Nigeria.”
One declan_190 wrote; ”Is obvious maturity is not by age. Because you can feed yourself and your family, therefore others welfare doesn’t matter. Thank God is everybody that will suffer it.”
One real_cigarboss wrote; ”You should have kept your thoughts 💭 to yourself, I thought you knew better considering the state of situation in Nigeria 🇳🇬 but who am I to challenge your choices all man for himself, whatever decision we make, we also carry the consequence…”
One iam_neme_ wrote; ”Una don start again especially u. Make everybody chose him party and him candidates abi? Tomorrow now una go begin dey cry and post rubbish for online. Na ppl wey dey heart una I dey pity cele-rubbish! Using your fame and influence wrongly”
One chidimmakate wrote; ”What is you have been a member of PDP since 1998 or whatever. Are you supporting the party or do you want a better Nigeria. Anyways is your choice though 😏 because of money. Shame.”
This article was originally published on Nigeria News