Comedian Seyi Law has reacted to Pere's tweet about purported anti-Igbo sentiments in Nigeria.
Pere had earlier made a remark saying that "hatred against Igbos" exists and that he has heard a politician say that "an Igbo person can never rule Nigeria."
Pere stated in his tweet that he was not an Igbo or Yoruba or Hausa man but he feels for the way Igbos are treated.
He claimed that he sees a lot of hate towards Igbo people online and it is coming from people within the political space.
See his tweet below:
The hate against the Igbos in Nigeria is real. I AM NOT even Igbo or Yoruba or Hausa and I feel for them. Someone who is in politics once told me that “an Igbo person can never rule Nigeria”. If say Jesus no hold my right hand that day, I for slap am. Online I see lots of hate…— Pere Egbi ✊? (@PereEgbi) May 30, 2023
In response to Pere's tweet, Seyi Law stated that he has been asking the same questions and has received answers.
According to the comedian, some Igbos spread hatred and have no regard for hierarchy or authority.
He asked Pere not to push a narrative of war because of anger.
He claimed he has concluded that some Nigerians always project their beliefs on others for self-satisfaction
Pere, I hope we will be discerning enough and wise not to push a narrative of war because of anger. I know that many have called me a tribal bigot for supporting Tinubu, omo ale for not supporting GRV and many more for their own reasons. I have dared them several times to prove… https://t.co/ozUogusJFV— SEYILAW (@seyilaw1) May 30, 2023