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Ghana legend Essien losses 1 million followers on social media after support of LGTB

Ghana legend Essien losses 1 million followers on social media after support of LGTB

Former Chelsea and Black Stars football legend, Michael Essien, has lost over 1 million followers on social media for publicly declaring support for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community in Ghana. Essien endorsed the LGBT community in Ghana in an Instagram post on Monday, March 1, 2021.

However, his post has not been taken lightly by Ghanaians who openly rejected the move for LGBT to be legalised in Ghana.

A Original For this reason, the majority of people who follow him on social media have all unfollowed him. For instance, on Instagram, Essien is believed to have had 1.9 million followers prior to his post.

However, as at the time this report was being made, he was left with 1.4 million followers. Michael Essien makes U-turn; “withdraws” support for LGBTQ+ community in Ghana A screenshot showing how Michael Essien dropped from 1.9 Instagram followers to 1.4 in just one day.

Twitter Essien was reported to have had 1.4 million followers before his infamous post. Now, he is left with a little over 650,000 followers. A screenshot of Michael Essien’s Twitter showing how he dropped from 1.7 million followers to 688.2K. Photo credit: @michaelessien/Twitter Source: Twitter Meanwhile, Michael Essien has quickly deleted his Instagram post supporting the LGBTQA+ society.

Following the public uproar and possibly some personal advise the ace footballer received, he decided to take back his support by taking down the post.

 

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