In the spirit of the season and “open letters”, Nollywood actor and model Alexx Ekubo has written an open letter to Nigerian youths. Well, to be truthful, this letter is needed and perfect to kickstart the New Year.
In his open letter, he talks about learning to live & let live, spreading love and not hate. He also has a message for body shamers saying, “If a woman has certain insecurities about her body and wants to fix it, it is her prerogative, her risk, her money, and ultimately her body, face front and worry about what you will eat for dinner…”
Dear Nigerian Youth, learn to be happy for one another, hating another man’s candle won’t light yours, if someone buys a car, be happy for the person, if someone builds a house be happy & pray that God blesses you to do the same, don’t start criticizing & calling names, “fraudster” “gigolo” “husband snatcher “ a thief who hasn’t had the opportunity, considers himself an honest man” trust me you would do worse should the opportunity present itself, So shut up!
Learn to live & let live, if a person wants to be gay, let them gay in peace, personally i’m NOT, have NEVER been, & will NEVER be, lets allow pple to be free & comfortable with their sexual preference, stop the name calling & shaming
If a woman has certain insecurities about her body & wants to fix it, its her prerogative, her risk, her money & ultimately her body, face front & worry about what you’ll eat for dinner. If a person wants to pay their tithe, let them pay, is it your money? Personally i’m an unrepentant tithe payer, you wanna know why? Because i want to contribute to the outreach the church is doing, now if my pastor wants to buy a Rolls Royce or a private jet with it, thats fine with me, God thats sees in the secret & reward in the open, will never let my labor of love go unnoticed.
If someone is having relationship/marriage issues, pray for them, advice them if you can & hope for the best, don’t fuel the fire, & encourage the breakup, honestly guys this is not cute any more we are starting to look like a bunch of sadistic, vile, bitter, angry set of pple to the rest of the world, we are constantly antagonizing each other & wishing failure on our selves.
Oh! While i have you attention, can we stop with the pressure, stop putting undue pressure on pple to do things, be it marriage, carrier moves, child birth, etc.
Pls what i’m trying to say is, lets be more tolerant of each other, lets respect our individual choices & decisions, lets pull each other up, lets forgive more, lets spread love & kill hate, we have always done the opposite & see where we are, lets try this in 2019 & see where it takes us