INEC) to “just use a finger to point at the people you wanted to select.”igerian singer, Simisola Ogunleye-Kosoko, better known as Simi, has described as a joke the N300 billion naira budget for the 2023 general elections, stressing that it would have been better for the Independent National Electoral Commission (
She made this known via her Twitter handle while calling out INEC on Monday, March 20.
She tweeted: “300 billion naira budget for this joke of an election. @inecnigeria you might have as well given them back the money to fix some hospitals and schools and just used finger to point at the people you wanted to select.”
Adding: “The blatant rigging and nobody in power addressed it. Lol. Giant problem of Africa. Anybody that saw the disenfranchisement and didn’t condemn it better keep their prayers for Nigeria. She doesn’t need prayers from people like you.”
TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reports that Simi started her career as a gospel singer, releasing her debut studio album in 2008, titled Ogaju.
She also played as one of the top judges in season 7 of the Nigerian idol TV show in 2022. She gained public recognition in 2014 after releasing “Tiff”, a song that was nominated for Best Alternative Song at The Headies 2015.
Simi signed a record deal with X3M Music in 2014, but left the label in May 2019 following the expiration of her contract.
She released her second studio album Simisola on September 8, 2017. Her third studio album Omo Charlie Champagne, Vol. 1 was released to coincide with her thirty-first birthday on April 19, 2019.
The singer launched her record label Studio Brat in June 2019.