– Reno Omokri has said that he does not have sympathy for single moms who beg for food money
– The writer said that if such person could afford the internet to beg, then food should not be a problem
– Reno’s tweet received mixed reactions from Nigerians as some disagreed with him
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A popular social activist and writer, Reno Omokri, on Sunday, October 25, has spoken about ill social activity of begging.
In a tweet, he started with the fact that while he could be generous, he does not spend money anyhow.
He said that if a single could afford to subscribe and buy a smartphone, then such person has no reason begging him for food money.
Reno said that while could show sympathy for widows, he does not have any for single mums. Many reactions have trailed his tweet since he made it.
See his post below:
Bioreports compiled some of the comments his post got:
“Coz single moms are less of humans!? You don’t need to boast about who you help or not. It’s your choice and no one cares!”
“As much as I respect you and know you have a right to your opinion Sir, sometimes empathy gives room for some maybes. Some single mums had circumstances beyond their control, what if their spouses died. You are a role model to some, they might follow your steps without knowing Y”
“I’m a single mom. But I don’t leech. Raising my kids alone is not a curse/burden. Kids that are already making their own money sef. Don’t look for help. Find a solution.”
“If you have to help pls do. No need to help or not to help based on their status. Before they became widows or single mothers, they were first human and our compassion should be towards human beings. Thank you sir!”
“I don’t see anything stopping any body from working no matter how small the salary is although I no it’s not easy anywhere but just start from somewhere.”
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Meanwhile, Bioreports earlier reported that Reno Omokri shared another of his usual nugget with fans. This time, he focused on the importance of having assets.
According to him, money can make a person rich but only assets can make them wealthy. Explaining further, he said it was why a lot of celebrities are known to fall apart after a few years. In his words, they go from “grass to grave to grave”.
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