Reality star, Mercy Eke has addressed critics who are in the habit of making fun of her Igbo accent.
Speaking in an interview, the native of owerri revealed that she had lived practically all her life in Owerri, Imo state, and the only thing that had made her leave Owerri was for her mandatory one year youth service.
According to Mercy, a lot of great men/women in the world retain their native accents regardless of their fame, and are still very much adored for it, but it’s only in Nigeria that people laugh at each other’s accents.
She addressed individuals who make fun of her Igbo accent, asking them how they want her to speak if not with the accent she grew up with.
Watch her speak below: