He later made a u-turn, apologizing to 2face, disclosing that he sent an sms to him. In spite of all, the video generated mixed feelings from Nigerians, especially from those who are still standing by the legendary singer.
One of Nigerian finest singer Innocent Idibia, who is well known as 2baba or 2face breaks silence since he backed out of the #IstandWithNigeria# protest, which was all over the world to be held this past Monday in the cities of Lagos and Federal Capita,l Territory Abuja and other parts of the country Nigeria.
The singer 2face was to lead the nationwide march which was expected by everybody, one day before the commencement of the protest pulled out. And also remain silent as to why he backed out of the protest all of a sudden.
Finally he breaks his silence this Tuesday, in video he post on his page on instagram, according to 2face he said, even though other people have called a coward he won’t stop talking to people.
He thanked his fans for the support courage to carry on with the protest, and also thanked for and the courage to carry on with the protest after he backed out. In video he posted which he said,
“I will like to thank you all for the messages and solidarity. I watched with tears in my eyes as Nigerians came out to speak up and protest on the street, on social media, on television and radio stations. I watched as Nigerians demonstrated that no one voice is louder than the other. I also watched as people called me a coward but I am happy I am a coward who spoke out and I will always continue to do so. I watched as many of you defied all odds to come out to tell the government, that you deserve better lives. I’m grateful to everybody that lent his or her voice, when I lost mine. You guys are the real heroes. I’m happy you came out and I’m happy you came out peacefully.”
2face, however, denied the fact that he was picked up by the Department of State Services, DSS, thereby forcing him to dissociate himself from the protests. This video surfaced online hours after comedian Gordons called 2face ‘illiterate’ in an interview with GoldMyne TV, slamming the pop singer for not using music as a tool to lead the protest.