The Yoruba actress, Funmi Awelewa has come under serious backlash from some ‘concerned’ Nigerians following the update on young Taju’s case.
5-year old uneducated Taju was discovered on the streets and he was cleaned up afterwards after some Nigerian celebrities showed interest in his case and offered to assist him attain proper education.
Just recently, he was handed over to the Oyo state government who promised to look after him and cater for him but some Nigerians are accusing the actress of making a wrong move. According to them, young Taju was supposed to be at home with his parents and not away from them at this tender age.
But she responded, disclosing that Taju had to be given to the government because his parents are not responsible. His father is a chain-smoker and his mother eloped to be with another man but is now wanting to ride off Taju’s fame.
See her responses below: