Nigerian celebrities have hailed veteran singer, Salawa Abeni for releasing nude pictures to block blackmailer.
The singer on Wednesday took to Instagram where she released the pictures to escape being blackmailed by an unknown man.
She said the scammer, who identified himself as Jason and lives in Osun State, was threatening to tarnish her image and destroy her career of over 45 years.
The celebrities including Joke Silva, Mercy Aigbe, Saidi Balogi among others called her strong and powerful.
Joke Silva commented on her Instagram post.
She said “Well done girl. You took the power away from the fool.”
Mercy Aigbe wrote: “Now this is how you do it….. Respect ma! You are an epitome of strength! A Queen in all ramification! Nothing and no one can bring you down! Sending you lots of love ma.”
Saidi Balogun said: “I beg this person in the name of God almighty to stop. After building a career for more than 45years, you want to destroy it all in the name of looking for money.
“If this person wants his or her entire family’s story to end well in life, you better desist. You can not bring down what you did not build.The wrath of the Lord shall befall anyone that tries to. Mummy, it is well with you.”
Rita Dominic said: “Wow.. These are crazy times. Love and light ma’am”
Big brother Naija’s Leo Da Silver wrote: “Much respect ma”
The Ogun-born Abeni started her professional career in waka music when she released her debut album titled, Late General Murtala Ramat Mohammed in 1976.