Finally, Desmond Elliot apologizes !
Member representing Surulere Constituency in Lagos State House of Assembly, Desmond Elliot has apologized to Nigerians for calling the Youths ‘children’.
The Nollywood actor has come under fire moments after his hypothetical submissions, that Youths under the guise of END SARS protests cause havoc and perpetrate evil in society.
However, Desmond in the process of making his point clearer called Nigerian Youths “CHILDREN”. Minutes after the plenary, Nigerians
Regretting his action,
And “I have read your honest feedback& suggestions& I sincerely apologize for addressing the youth as “Children”
“I did not mean to be insensitive with this, it was borne out of the magnitude of destruction& looting of businesses I witnessed when I went on a tour of my constituency
“I saw women crying and my constituent members distraught as a result of the damages inflicted on their source of livelihood.
Saying, he was moved by this while giving my submission on the floor of the House.
Explaining further, “I allowed my emotions to get the better of me and for this,
He added, I apologize to everyone my earlier statements may have hurt.
“Please, understand that even the best of us make mistakes.
This is why, moving forward,
I ask that we all try to engage constructively on the issues that affect all of us. I promise to do the same.
Elliot broke into tears as he apologizes!