The disqualification of the movie by the organizers has led to a backlashing from Nigerians.
Reacting, the former lawmaker expressed that the reason given for the disqualification exposes the ignorance and discriminatory views of Africa by the organizers.
See his tweet below:
The reasons given for the #Oscars disqualification of LION HEART only exposes the degree of their ignorance of the World outside of theirs,and their discriminatory and contemptuous views about African history and our ways.
— Senator Shehu Sani (@ShehuSani) November 5, 2019