Nigerians have blasted movie director, Kunle Afolayan, for bothering the founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, with Nollywood issues upon his arrival.
Zuckerberg, who arrived Lagos on Tuesday for his first visit to Nigeria, had disclosed that he “will be meeting with developers and entrepreneurs, and learning about the startup ecosystem in Nigeria. I’ll be excited to learn as much as I can and I’m looking forward to meeting more people here.”
Concerned fans threw darts at Afolayan, for making Nollywood the subject of discussion with the Facebook founder.
His time-out with Zuckerberg, has, however, generated reactions from Nigerians on the social media.
Some users have blasted him, advising him to stop disgracing himself and the country and should resort to complaining to his president, Buhari instead.
See reactions below…
Hysmady: “Wetin concern akara with burger…Zuckerberg meeting is supposed to be with it techies,bloggers,web developers,app developers and it’s counterparts…Been seeing the opposite like musicians,comedians,video directors,photographers.”
hungryboy: “Na Mark Zuckerberg be Nigerian President? Mr Afoloyan if you don Carry money go play bet9ja finish dey find pesin were go loan you money, Go Bank abeg.”
chubbyswit: “See this one what has nollywood got to do with ICT? which mark represents. go to aso rock and complain to buhari.”
ekim004: “d main issue na our alaba nd aba boyz.”
jaymejate: “Alaba market wahala. Afolayan, if Facebook be like YouTube and you put your videos there, Alaba boys go still thief am there. Those guys de work with evil spirits.”
Charix: “Mark came to study enterpreneurs(of which Afolayan is one) and tech startups. Afolayan knows very well Mark can fund his business as the government has failed in seeing it as a potential investment opportunity. If I recall correctly Kunle has made it known once he reached out to Mark for investment in form of capital. His coming only gave a second chance to ask physically.
sukkot: “Like this white nigga cares about nollywood. when will this son of oduduwa receive sense na?”
9jatatafo: “Very soon some housewives go hold meeting with Mark. Even APC and PDP.”
Sommyblaze: “Bia Mark no give am any kobo there, NONSENSE!!! yu no get ya President number in?”
driand: “angry Nigerians and stupidity be like that….. Who has that pic of Zuma? What mark’s business with Nollywood, or is he the the president of the Federal Republic?”
Geostrata: “Kunle Afolayan: Mark, you see we are facing so many challenges here in Nollywood, if there is any way you can epp us dakun biko abeg do. Mark Zukerberge: Aburo, weytin consign fowl with toothbrush? wait, weytin consign vulture with comb? abi u chop dog egg? do i look like awilo logomba…are you a learner? Kunle Afolayan: ema bi nu aburo.”