The veteran Nollywood actor has revealed that he was initially pressured to purchase followers after becoming a member of Instagram however he refused.
Now, a million followers later, RMD is proving to us that certainly the “race is to not the swift, however of the lord that exhibits mercy.”
He went on to recount the numerous gives and recommendation he acquired on how he would profit from falsely rising his account.
After I was instructed to open an Instagram account and reactivate my different social media accounts, I didn’t wish to however as a result of I additionally needed a spot the place I may have interaction my followers I made a decision to. Very quickly I began getting gives from social media “gurus” who provided to develop my “follower-ship” with a snap of their fingers and increase my on-line scores, so “manufacturers and merchandise would kill themselves over me”. Provides that have been onerous to withstand, however once I sat with my crew and reviewed, we discovered these “gurus” typically bought faceless followers, likes and even feedback, so I requested myself if I needed to be a sensation borne out of falsified reputation. I weighed the choices between fast web fame, the cash that got here with it and being honest by letting my true persona develop my accounts. I settled for the later. “Ah, Bros e go onerous so that you can get endorsements o in case you no get attain 1 million followers”… “Simply purchase, all people dey do am” have been among the arguments I heard however in my coronary heart I knew it couldn’t be everybody and even when it have been I wouldn’t, I believed to myself, in any case, I didn’t get my Glo deal by how a lot web fame I had. At method lower than 200ok plus followers, I obtained a name from Heineken and went to Vegas for the 007 Spyfie Expertise. At method lower than 1 million followers, Johnnie Walker snatched me up and with my lower than 1 million followers, I turned down numerous endorsement, influencer and ambassadorial gives. Slowly however absolutely, my followers grew. I didn’t must create a scandal, deny my religion or be politically appropriate. I didn’t must pay for one follower, like or remark. I didn’t even know I had one million followers until yesterday on the workplace when my Artistic Crew Lead pointed it out. In the present day, I humbly however proudly thank my 1million actual followers for being one of the best anybody may ever ask for. I’m certainly reminded that you just don’t must do it as a result of everyone seems to be doing it and that “doing it” doesn’t assure that you’ll make it as a result of the race is certainly to not the swift however it’s The Lord that exhibits mercy. Be Nonetheless and #LetGodElevateYou #ElevateWithRMD #DoNotConform #KeepWalking #Rmdsaysso