Several Nigerian celebrities have joined the ‘Stingy Men Association (SMA)’ since it became a sensation on social media platforms.

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The movement, initiated by a section of social media users, is aimed at catching fun while also aiming a thinly-veiled dig at some ladies fond of asking men for money.

Contrary to the ‘Sweet Boys Association’ — used to describe men of amazing personality which also gained traction in 2018 — SMA argues that there’s no justification for men spending on ladies who don’t deserve their money.

The group’s motto is “Let me see what I can do” — a term suggesting that men giving money to ladies should be seen as voluntary not an obligation as believed in some quarters.

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Quite a lot of Nigerian men have shown their interest in the association since it started trending, with many sharing their identity cards and others asking how they can become a member.

TheCable Lifestyle examines celebrities who have so far joined the association.

Don Jazzy

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Don Jazzy, a singer and record producer, took to his Twitter page on Monday to declare himself a member of the association.

In his ID card displayed on the microblogging platform, the 38-year-old singer described himself as the Lagos branch’s “head of the union.”

Mr Eazi

Oluwatosin Ajibade, Nigerian singer better known as Mr Eazi, is another celebrity who has joined the bandwagon.

“Let me see what I can do,” he had written in a terse Twitter post accompanying his identity card as a member of the association on Monday.

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The singer dubbed himself as the “brand ambassador” of the association with his branch spanning Lagos and Accra.

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Craze Clown

Emmanuel Iwueke, a Nigerian comedian better known as Craze Clown, also relived his position as “disciplinary officer” of the association.

“Just got my ID card even though it came late but I love my position disciplinary officer that’s why I even agreed to join… Thank you Mr President @donjazzy,” he wrote in an Instagram post on Tuesday.

DJ Neptune

Also on the membership list of SMA is DJ Neptune, who dubbed himself as the association’s official disc jockey.

Other celebrities who are members of the SMA include Praiz, who is the Lagos branch “operations officer”, and K-Solo.



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