Former Black star player Michael Essien loses over 1million followers on twitter after declaring support for LGBT Community
Former Ghana Black Stars and Chelsea Midfielder Michael Essien has lost huge following on twitter after he declared support for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexuals, Transgender and Queer Individuals (LGBTQI) community in Ghana.
Michael Essien’s Twitter page which was having 1.7 million followers has now reduced to 688,000 followers and it keeps reducing by the minute.
He had said in an instagram post that “We see you, we hear you, we support you. Our LGBTQIA plus Community in Ghana,” indicating that Ghana supports equality”
Essien’s comments came after Police later raided the LGBTQI centre last week and close down the office.
He added: “Ghana, support equality.”
Essien has however pulled down the post from his Instagram page.