From 1.7 million followers to under 700K; Essiens fans desert him over Gay support.

Chelsea and Ghana Black Stars legend Michael Essien

Former Black Stars Midfielder Michael Essien has lost huge following on twitter after he declared support for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexuals, Transgender and Queer Individuals (LGBTQI) community in Ghana.

His twitter following has dropped from the 1.7million to under 700,000 within few hours of posting the pro-LGBTQI comment.

He had said in an instagram post that “We see you, we hear you, we support you. Our LGBTQIA plus community in Ghana.

Michael Essien’s LGBTQ post

Essien’s comments came after Police later raided the LGBTQI centre last week and close down the office.

Essien has since taken down the post on his social media but one wonderful if his fans will return.

Source: 3news


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