Nollywood actor and a lawmaker representing Surulere constituency in the Lagos State assembly, Desmond Elliot, has suffered a backlash after he asked Nigerians to pray following the sad incidents that have occurred in Nigeria.
Desmond Elliot stated in his tweet, that so much is happening in the country at the moment and we need to pray for our land because something is wrong somewhere. His tweet reads;
God have mercy , God have mercy , God have mercy.
I cannot tell what’s going on but this much I know something isn’t right somewhere . We need to pray for our land . The calamity is too much in one week so many lives lost . Lord have mercy on your people . Many children are not seeing their fathers , mothers , aunts and uncles . Many left home today never to return home . Lord have mercy !!!! PEACE IN THE LAND .. north south east and west . Lord pour out your peace upon us once again , mercy lord have mercy . To all lagosians , all families affected today . We may not know but o my God . Comfort us o lord . Mmm
However the lawmaker was called out for asking people to pray, as his followers questioned his contribution in Lagos State since he got elected. Here are some of the exchanges below;