…By Lola Smith for TDPel Media.
Nollywood actress Kate Henshaw has taken to social media to address the criticism she received after a photo of her with Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu went viral.
In the photo, the two can be seen exchanging pleasantries and smiling at each other.
However, some Nigerians took issue with Henshaw’s friendly interaction with the governor, considering her previous online criticism of his administration.
Unfazed by Backlash, Kate Henshaw Stands Her Ground
In response to the criticism, Kate Henshaw posted a message on her Twitter page, expressing her indifference to people’s opinions about the photo.
She stated that Governor Sanwo-Olu is aware of the exchange they had and that she will not be silenced in speaking her mind about issues of governance, despite engaging in pleasantries with the governor at a public event.
Maintaining Independence: Kate Henshaw’s Perspective
Kate Henshaw emphasized that the friendly exchange with Governor Sanwo-Olu does not compromise her commitment to speaking out against what she perceives as bad governance.
She highlighted the fact that her actions are not influenced by personal interactions and that she will continue to voice her opinions, regardless of public perception.
Kate Henshaw’s response to the backlash she received for the photo with Governor Sanwo-Olu demonstrates her commitment to maintaining her independence and speaking her mind on matters of governance.
The actress remains unfazed by the criticism, asserting that her interactions with the governor do not undermine her principles.
This incident highlights the complex dynamics between public figures and their engagement with political leaders, sparking conversations about the intersection of personal interactions and public activism.
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