Davido faces backlash over hangout with Nyesom Wike, Responds to fans
Renowned Nigerian singer David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has stirred a flurry of reactions on social media following a recent clip of him socializing with the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nyesom Wike.
The viral footage which circulated on Sunday, December 17, captures a seemingly casual and intimate moment between the singer and the former Governor of Rivers state.
The online community has been ablaze with criticism, as fans express their disapproval of Davido associating with the FCT Minister, often referred to as "FCT 001." The clip has sparked a massive uproar, with individuals taking to various social media platforms to slam the singer for his association with Wike.
— New Born Nyesom Wike (@possible1001) December 18, 2023
JUST IN: Davido visits Sim Fubara, Governor of Rivers State shortly after visiting the Former Governor of the State, Nyesome Wike. pic.twitter.com/gt3EnzXkBE— OTUNBA (@ManLikeIcey) December 17, 2023
In response to the online backlash, Davido addressed the situation on his X handle, asserting that he remains neutral in the ongoing political dynamics involving the former governor of Rivers state and the current leader of the state, Sim Fubara. The artist sought to distance himself from any political allegiance, emphasizing his role as an observer in the situation.
"I see Sim... I see Wike… dem both see me … Rivers love OBO," Davido wrote in a post shared on his X handle yesterday, attempting to downplay the significance of the hangout and expressing his appreciation for the support he receives from the state of Rivers.
I see Sim .. I see wike … dem both see me … Rivers love OBO— Davido (@davido) December 17, 2023
As the controversy surrounding Davido's interaction with Nyesom Wike continues to unfold, the singer's attempt to navigate the political nuances of the situation remains a topic of discussion and speculation among his fanbase and the wider public.