Frank Edoho, an ace broadcaster and filmmaker, has taken a swipe at a Twitter user for trying to give his name a “ridiculous” meaning.
On Thursday, Edoho took to the microblogging platform to laud Alex Ferguson, a former coach of Manchester United, on the occasion of his 79th birthday.
However, critics of the public figure took to the comment section to make a mockery of his name by switching its first letters.
In reaction, Edoho took a hit at one Ayoola Philips, saying his name showed he’s from a “lineage of cheap electronics”.
“You unsuccessfully try to twist my name into unfunny anecdotes when your surname depicts that you come from a lineage of cheap electronics,” the ‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire’ show host retorted in his tweet.
You unsuccessfully try to twist my name into unfunny anecdotes when your surname depicts that you come from a lineage of cheap electronics. https://t.co/yq6oSNbw5w
— Frank Edoho (@frankedoho) December 31, 2020Advertisement
As of the time of this report, the tweet has garnered nearly 7,000 likes with over 1,200 comments.
Philips don't sell cheap electronics though🤷🏽♂️. Y'all are just hailing the comeback because it's from Frank. Would have been good comeback if it was accurate. pic.twitter.com/js6oBtFCtl
— J.A.Y.T.E.E ⚪ (@MajesticMee) December 31, 2020Advertisement
But Frank, how small play take reach to dey burst man pikin balls?🙄
— Oloye Bròdá Olá ✨🇳🇬 (@IAmOlaAkin) December 31, 2020
— NINE ONE ONE 📸 (@lankykohler) December 31, 2020
Say again Frank?
Phillips of the Netherlands is one of the most prolific electronics manufacturers.
They developed the CD player with Sony of Japan.
Anyways I catch your drift.Advertisement
— Ndu Akabua (@AkabuaNdu) December 31, 2020
He just doesn't want any disrespect to his name.
Yes of course he'll clap back 🤷 what were you expecting?
A pat on the back?
— Jane (@janiefrancess) December 31, 2020
Frank Edoho hosted the WWTBAM game show for 13 years from 2004 before later resigning in September 2017.
He had announced his departure after failing to agree on terms with Ultima Studios. The TV host also denied being “dropped” by the organisers of the show, maintaining that he only declined the offer that was given to him.
In 2019, Edoho had joined forces with Teniola ‘Teni’ Apata, a songstress, to recreate the WWTBAM “hot seat” as one of the scenes for ‘Billionaire’, the video of a lead track from her debut EP of the same name.
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