Micheal Essien, a former Ghanaian footballer, has lost over 500,000 Instagram followers since declaring his support for Ghana’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community.
On his Instagram page sighted by unitedshowbiz.com.gh, Michael Essien proclaimed his support for gays and lesbians, writing, “@michealessien, Ghana Support Equality.”
He deleted it but receipt dey. Michael Essien paa 😂😂😂😂 pic.twitter.com/BhStsro5cs— Dr. Rashid Alhassan (@Dr_Rashidd) March 2, 2021
Since making the remark, he got a lot of criticism, and he lost over 500,000 followers as a result.