Teni champions protest against ‘crazy charges’ on social media
Sensational singer, Teni Apata has taken to social media to express her anger over service providers and financial institutions who charge Nigerians immensely for almost any reason.
Using the hashtag #EndCrazyCharges, the ‘Uyo Meyo’ singer expressed her sadness over the crazy charges she has been receiving in one of her bank accounts.
“What is it with all these charges? Any small thing they will just be charging person anyhow. Internet, Cable TV, Simple Transfer of my own money sef! See, this matter don tire me abeg. Make una #EndCrazyCharges,”, she wrote on her social media page.
In a video posted on her Instagram page ,Teni can be seen shedding more light on how she lost N800 to charges on one of her bank accounts.
“I’m not happy this afternoon, I’m sad, I checked one of my accounts and the money there is not complete, last week, the money there was N15,287, I checked and wrote it down, this week, the money is N14,437. How did N800 find wings and fly away?,” she asked.
“They say they are charging me. If I send money to this one, they will charge me, if I send money to that one, they will charge me. They are even charging me for maintenance of my own debit card.”
Nigerians on social media have joined the hashtag to express their displeasure at the exorbitant charges by some banks, energy distribution companies, network providers and so on.
— king kay (@kingeffizy3) April 18, 2019
— Your Favourite Nurse (@iamnursefaith) April 18, 2019
I want to go home to go watch Homecoming 👀
I’m not adulting again. I just want to Netflix and chill with Beyonce 👀 and forget about all these crazy charges in Nigeria. #EndCrazyCharges pic.twitter.com/LhLbv1Q5JB
— Elsie Godwin (@ELSiEiSY) April 18, 2019
Teni started the movement and it caught like wild fire, RT if you want us to continue the #EndCrazyCharges conversation today.
— Dr. PamPam | Omo Iya Ologi (@thepamilerin) April 18, 2019