Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has finally met with Oreofeoluwa Lawal-Babalola, the little boy in the viral “mummy calm down” video.
The governor invited the boy and his family over to his office on Saturday, 8th August, 2020.
Oreofeoluwa had gotten instant recognition on social media platforms after a video went viral of him in tears as his mum scolds him while he was confidently telling her to “calm down” and give him a “last chance”.
The video did not just go viral, it also attracted the governor’s attention and he requested to meet the little boy.
The governor, Sanwo-Olu mentioned the boy’s in his Eid-el-Kabir message to Muslim faithfuls and inhabitants of the state as he urged them to be calm amidst the COVID-19 crisis. In his message, he said:
“The exchange was indeed funny, but it depicts the efforts parents put in moulding children into responsible adults. I want to assume that his mom indeed calmed down because the appeal was moving enough to make anyone change their mind.”
Sanwo-Olu also mentioned that he would be acquiring exclusive rights to “calm down” as a catch-phrase.
When asked recently about what he would love to become in future, Oreofeoluwa said he would love to be a police officer to fight corruption during an interview. He said: