Actress Kate Henshaw recently found herself at the center of a social media uproar after her meeting with Governor Sanwa-Olu at a high-profile event in Lagos.
The actress, who has frequently criticized the All Progressive Congress (APC), a party of the governor, was seen blushing while greeting the man in the viral photo. The actress is a fervent supporter of Peter Obi, the Labor party’s presidential candidate in the general elections of 2023.
The encounter sparked a deluge of criticism from some netizens who felt that kate Henshaw was aligning herself with a member of a political party that acted brutally toward LP supporters during the most recent governor’s race.
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However, the talented actress wasted no time in responding to the backlashes, noting that she is unbothered about what people are saying.
Clarifying her stance and explaining With her usual grace and composure, she stated that greeting the governor politely at a public occasion won’t prevent her from criticizing poor leadership.
Taking to her Twitter handle, she wrote:
“Clearly, I have gotten ur knickers in a twist & and the itch is too much for you 2 ignore, just like I am too important to ignore.
“I won’t bother to explain becos it is far above your pay grade.
“Mr Gov knows the exchange we had.
“It won’t stop me speaking my mind.