Tony Elumelu, others, reacts to removal of blue tick verification on Twitter by Musk


Nigeria business mogul, Tony Elumelu has reacted to the disappearance of his verification badge on the twitter app.

The philanthropist tweeted,  “Woke up to see that my verification tick has disappeared, Wahala!”.

On Thursday, Elon Musk, Tesla boss and C.E.O of Twitter kicked off the removal of the free Blue tick from accounts on the social media app.

The removal of the blue check from Twitter accounts of thousands of public figures sparked reactions from other celebrities as well, including singer, Peter Okoye.

Peter Okoye, fondly known as Mr. P, stressed the business ideology of the move from Twitter, saying “Elon Musk is a BUSINESS MAN Period!

Singer Chike, also affected by the policy, was bemused at the disappearance of his badge.

Public figures including Pope Francis, former president Donald Trump, singers Justin Bieber, Katy Perry and soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo were among those affected.

In Nigeria, a number of celebrities, industry leaders and politicians including Wizkid, Davido, Burna Boy, Tony Elumelu, Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Peter Obi were not spared either.
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