…………Reactions Trail Twitter Over Ban
The call was made in a press statement on Friday which was signed by the organization’s founder, Prof. Ishaq Akintola.
The statement reads “We are being forcibly dragged to a world of nudity, shamelessness and open promiscuity. Inmates of BBNaija kiss, romance and engage in sex openly. BBNaija is Bohemian, anti-social, crude and immoral. It constitutes a potent danger to every home. BBNaija is Satanic. It is unacceptable.
“Where are our norms and values? Is it part of African culture to engage in sex in the open? Where are the authorities? Is the Ministry of Information and Culture sleeping? Is the National Orientation Agency on sabbatical? Who will protect our children from this despicable onslaught? Who did this to Nigeria?
“…To cap the edifice, MURIC calls for immediate and total ban on this satanic television show. We charge the Ministry of Information and Culture to move swiftly against BB Naija before moral debauchery becomes Nigeria’s middle name. Nigerian youth must be protected from themselves and the time to do so is now. We invite the National Assembly to intervene immediately and we appeal to traditional rulers to add their voices to this campaign.”
The MURIC statement has attracted several reactions from Nigerians on Twitter.
Africa New24 captured some of the reactions;
omo.. I support MURIC on this ooo.. BBNaija should be Banned.. let's not be Hypocrite, we complain of how immoral the show is.. but we are now complaining cos dey seek for it's ban
— CHONGUY (@CHONGUY_dotcom) July 12, 2019
Muric cannot petition Govt to create more jobs for the youth,they can't criticize the killings by herdsmen and boko haram but they can write this.Maybe they should write a new constitution for us then.jokers😀😀😀 https://t.co/8ethaFcRMO
— babatunde obafemi (@osheypapa) July 12, 2019
Woke up to see MURIC trending falz what is it again?? pic.twitter.com/Bg5K4bPqJX
— Pace (@pace_major) July 12, 2019
I even thought ManUtd has added MURIC to their long transfer list when I saw it trending not knowing it was just a pic.twitter.com/4KjPwMvBfV
— GO SUPER EAGLES 🇳🇬 (@Sir_ejes) July 12, 2019
PS: You religion should not define morality and laws for other people.
— Omagbemi (@GeorgeKakayor) July 12, 2019
Prof Ishaq Akintola is not bright.
This man is not bright at all.
Look at his head, it's surely empty.
As a Yoruba person, I'm beyond ashamed, I'm mortified.
The institution dat made him a professor needs probing.
He disgraces MURIC, Muslims & Nigerians wit each breath he draws. pic.twitter.com/s1y8OIsqbW
— Adunni & her demons (@Adunni_Achebe) July 12, 2019
Biggie to HMs- “MURIC has said BbNaija should be banned, so pack your things the show is over”
Mercy to Biggie- “bring MURIC let me twerk for them”
— kINg JOsHuA🎅 (@adams_jfa) July 12, 2019
I will never take MURIC seriously again till they carry out their threat of suing Falz. Nonsense and ingredient.
— Wale Adetona (@iSlimfit) July 12, 2019
— ITAYEN (@DemGoTyre) July 12, 2019