Former Aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, has reacted to the action of a beauty pageant, Udeh Chiamaka Victoria, who during the Miss Africa Russia pageantry event that was held on June 13 in Moscow, displayed and waved a bloodstained Nigerian flag on the podium to spectators.
The video which has now gone viral on the internet has got many Nigerians talking, with people expressing divergent opinions on the lady's action.
In the video, Miss Chiamaka is seen stepping out and waving the flag Nigerian flag before she proceeds to both flanks of the podium and then to the middle where she hangs it with both hands in the air and takes a bow.
Similarly, in his reaction, Fani-Kayode the action of Victoria is so touching, saying she did well by bringing world attention to the alleged ongoing atrocities in the country.
Speaking further, the former Minister said Victoria has beauty, brains, compassion and a concience ! She is also a patriot. This is refreshing and encouraging.
May God heal our land! He added.
His statement reads in part:
"Nigeria's female representative at the just concluded Miss Africa Beauty Pageant in Russia displaying a blood-soaked flag of Nigeria & bringing world attention to the on going atrocities in our country. This is so touching! And this is a beauty queen that we can be proud of !"
Consequently, many more reactions have continued to flow in on the development.
While many people condemned the action of the lady, saying bringing the image of the country to bad light is unpatriotic, others argued that there's nothing wrong in bringing world's attention to the insecurity menance ravaging the country.
But in your view, do you think such display by Victoria at an international event should be commended or condemned considering the state of the country ?
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