In recent times Desmond Elliot, a Nollywood actor and member of Lagos state house of assembly, seems to be trending on various social media platforms. Not only has his name been trending, his image alongside these statements “na desmond Elliot cause this thing”, “If no be desmond Elliot I for don finish my assignment” has also been used to create trending memes on social media platforms.
The biggest meme is that of, one of the richest and most influential persons on earth, Bill Gate, about his recent divorce, which they say was caused by Desmond Elliot. This has caused Desmond Elliot to trend on Twitter with 23k tweets on Twitter, in less than 24 hours.
Some people seem not to know why Desmond Elliot is trending which has left the question “why is Desmond Elliot trending?” unanswered.
Recall that during the #Endsars protest, Desmond Elliot raised a motion that Federal Govt should regulate social media activities in the country, this caused a stir among Nigerian youths and made him trend during the #Endsars protest in the country. It is likely that this backlash he is receiving currently is due to his unwelcomed comments about the regulation of social media during the #Endsars protest In Nigeria.
Reacting to the recent trend, popular Nollywood actress Toyin Abraham has said that Nigerian youths should stop with the Desmond Elliot Jokes.
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