Comedian, On-air personality and broadcast journalist, Chinedu Ani Emmanuel, popularly known as Nedu Wazobia has apologized for his comment on marriage following the divorce saga between Moroccan footballer, Achraf Hakim and his Wife.
In a video that went viral, Nedu was seen saying that women now see marriage as a poverty alleviation scheme, insisting that love in marriage is dead and buried.
Hos words: “I don’t know if you people have seen that video or the pictures or the message of that PSG footballer called Hakimi who claimed to be 24 years old and his wife is asking for a divorce. And demand 50 percentPopular OAP of his property.
“You see that marriage is dead? In fact, if people believed anything in marriage before, with what’s happening in marriage in the whole world, people wouldn’t want to get married anymore. Most women, many of you, make some people not be interested in marriage because you have turned the thing into a poverty alleviation scheme.”
Following the heavy criticism received on social media over his comments, Nedu, in a series of posts on his Instagram story on Sunday, made a U-turn and tendered a public apology to everyone affected.
He noted that his salary comes from their pocket, hence, he does not have an option but to oblige as they say.
He wrote: ”Sincere apologies to those hurt by my Hakimi video. It’s totally taken out of context. Regardless, I sincerely apologize. It’s you guys that’s paying my salary, so whatever doesn’t sit well with you all won’t be entertained by me. God bless you all. Love and light.”