- Nigerian actress Tonto Dikeh has joined the campaign to free Akuapem Poloo
- Dikeh asked Nigerians on Facebook to show love and support to Poloo
- Over 30,000 people including Joey B have signed for Poloo to be pardoned
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Nigerian actress Tonto Dikeh has joined the list of celebrities asking for actress Akuapem Poloo, born Rosemond Brown to be set free.
In a Facebook post seen by YEN.com.gh, she asked Nigerians to support and show love to Poloo so she can be brought back home.
On Friday, April 16, 2021, Poloo was sentenced to a 90-day jail term after she pleaded guilty to charges of publishing obscene material with two counts of domestic violence over posting a nude photo of her son in 2020.
"In this case i see no hurt here, Can i take same picture? No, I couldn't, not even in the next life, but I'm different doesn’t mean the act is Totally wrong..Classless? yes Sir, but Not Bad enough to Go to Jail? No I don’t think so," reads part of the message posted by Dikeh.
The likes of Sarkodie, Efya, Bridget Otoo, Jessica Opare-Sarforo, and Vanessa Gyan had previously pleaded with the court to have mercy on her prior to the sentence.
The campaign to free actress Akuapem Poloo is gaining more support with over 30,000 people signing for her to gain her freedom. The likes of rapper Joey B are amongst the public figures who have signed the petition.
In other news about Poloo, Maverick Ghanaian politician, Kennedy Agyapong, has shown no mercy to Akuapem Poloo.
The Assin Central MP has kicked against claims that Akuapem Poloo's three months sentence was too harsh. The controversial lawmaker said the actress should have even gotten a year of jail time.
Agyapong was reacting to those drawing politicians into the matter. In a video seen by YEN.comgh, Agyapong said the mentality some Ghanaians are expressing over the sentence is the reason why Ghana is not developing.
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"People easily criticize politicians but they don't want us to criticize any other profession", the MP said.
"It should serve as a deterrent, you're naked on social media, she is cheap. You can bathe with your child that's fine, but to bring it to social media and you say what? There are copy cats who follow this so it should serve as a deterrent", Agyapong added.
He continued that "I don't have a problem if you are a celebrity but they should be some decorum. The most annoying part is that her child is not a girl in this situation and you got a problem they gave her 90 days, she should have been given 1 year."
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