Some feminists on Twitter are having a field day as they take a serious swipe at Presidential aspirant, Fela Durotoye who featured in the 2019 Presidential debate on Saturday where he described his running mate, Khadijah Abdullahi-Iya as a “beautiful and delectable” lady.
Durotoye who was asked a question on gender inclusivity at the debate, described his running mate, Khadijah Abdullahi-Iya as a “beautiful and delectable” lady, a description that ash been described by many as misogynistic.
Nigerian rapper, M.I Abaga was among the first set of people to draw attention to the comment, as he tweeted; ‘someone just called his running mate for the presidency of a country.. called his female running mate ‘beautiful and delectable‘ as the first words to describe her… Smh‘.
See some reactions below,
*On gender inclusivity*
Fela Durotoye: I’m also running with a woman. A BEAUTIFUL AND DELECTABLE running mate.
Where do I even begin?! Sigh. #2019Debate #PresidentialDebate
48· Victoria Island, Nigeria
So @feladurotoye just called his running mate ‘beautiful and delectable’;VERY INAPPROPRIATE. Obviously the only thing she has to offer is her beauty and sex appeal and right on the subject of the marginalization of the girl-child/ women in the country. #Presidentialdebate2019
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So d moderator asked a question on gender inclusivity and Fela Durotoye decided to tell us his running mate is “beautiful and delectable.” The irony.
A televised Presidential debate and those were his first words? Did d man think he was introducing some edible flower on the menu?
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So out of all the serious issues discussed yesterday that will determine our future and our children’s future all someone of you could pick was Fela calling his VP beautiful and delectable?
Now I… https://www.facebook.com/558661123/posts/10158070687531124/ …
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So beautiful and delectable can’t be used to describe a female in peace.. lool..na real waTwitter Ads info and privacy
Fela describing his running mate as beautiful and delectable.
This guy never ready abeg.Twitter Ads info and privacy