Twitter Personality: Wale Gafar

by Ifreke Inyang

It’s almost impossible not to have come across Wale Gafar on your timeline! The Urban and Regional Planning undergraduate of the University of Lagos is one of those tweeters that get regularly retweeted and tweeted at. Wale is blunt, witty and can be very irreverent especially when he gets into those infamous twitter fights.

Wale Gafar answers our usual Twitter Personality questions.

How did you get on twitter?

I had actually opened a twitter account out of boredom. But I didn’t start tweeting until last year June when I heard that it was now the ‘in-thing’. So I decided to feel among.. Hehe!

Who would you say is your favourite tweep?

I don’t have a favorite tweep. I like lots of them. Anytime I’m asked to recommend ,I don’t even know who to choose.

Is there any particular tweet you’ll never forget? Tell us about it.

There are too any tweets I can’t forget. But I can’t get anyone in my head right now

Have you had any embarrassing/memorable experience on twitter? If yes, what happened?

Yah! When @DrewBaba tweeted something about a female artiste and also called her a b***h. I was taking sides with him and people really fired us that day.

What are the downsides of being on twitter?

There are a lot of people who tweet shit at you just to get your attention. You have to learn how to ignore some mentions anyway.

What are the upsides?

Getting laughs and information for free. It also improves your social life too.

Many tweeps say you have a controversial persona on twitter. Is this true?

LooL!  Na dem know o… iTweet my mind. That’s it.

Describe your twitter persona in three words.

Funny, Cool, XXX.

Do you follow back readily? Why?

I follow back if feel like and I don’t like when people disturb me for a follow back as if it’s going to increase the size of their organs!

What would possibly make you close your twitter account?

I dumped Facebook for twitter. I am still chilling for what will make me dump twitter.

Twitter Stats

Handle: @walegafar

Followers: 2,106

Following: 766

Tweets: 35,654

Favourite tweets: 31

Comments (27)

  1. I dont know Wale Gafar personally outside Twitter but 4rm his Tweets, I fink he's a real dude, he's funny nd sumtimes XXX….True boss!!!

  2. When I noticed Wale had brain trch wz when d gurl tweeted at him dat his avatar is nt cool.. He replied "Bitch, I dnt expect u to,, Nw FUCK OFF!!" :O I wanted 2 faint!

  3. Everybody is saying Wale is dis and dat but I think Wale is no longer like dat sef.. He Has calmed down! Hehehe!!He used to be vry annoying and tweet rubbish and won't even care bout it.. I love his tweets tho.. Fuckin Funny!

  4. Gafar! Sure boi.. Buh dis boy is nt rily nice sha.. He won't reply mentions,,, if u say rubbish to him,, u are sha dead!!kai! *smh*

  5. ‎​Nice article! So many people say Wale is arrogant and controversial, but I disagree. I just think he's someone who says what's on his mind. And I think that's the very essence of social media like Twitter: to express oneself without fear or favour. So, whatever the odds, Wale is one of those few people who bring life to my TL. Keep it up!♥ Ʋ *mueh mueh*

  6. I love that.. Be ur self

  7. Buh wale… go dey feel like Celeb oh….just kiddin

  8. Why can't wale pull off somfin like this..he mostly tweet correct things & @ d same tym can be very very argumentative on twitter, wen he & followers are arguinhg abt many things one may view as irrelevant but may be very relevant to us cos it came from #Walegafar…..Respect!!!!

  9. LoL! Mumu Boi!! For ur mind u be celeb abi.. Nice 1 ifreke.. Love u much Wale!!

  10. i fink @waleGafar is jxt cool.. Easy..goin… Vry arrogant at time bt al d same.. I like hm..

  11. Cooooool!! & eerm Nice picture up dere :*

  12. Gafaruuuuu!!!!!! Padi mi toh badt! IFREKE Nice 1 yo! 😀


  14. 30 sth thou tweets. Smh.

  15. Gafar is cool jo.. He's so not proud! Well he myt be a SNUB whatsoever atyms but he's cool… I Love him :*

  16. Ȋ̝̊̅† "Gafar" Bitch….Recognize!

  17. 'WG' U̶̲̥̅̊'ve done Ȋ̝̊̅† again, guess dat "Gafar" as takin U̶̲̥̅̊ or still takin U̶̲̥̅̊ plcs,cuz if †ђǝ 'U' as bin added as i̶̲̥̅̊n̶̲̥̅̊ "Gafaruu"… Ȋ̝̊̅† wld luk more….*lipSealed*….. U̶̲̥̅̊ rock M̶̲̥̅γ̲̣̣̥ TL man.

  18. Wale Gafar!! My person.. (Y)

  19. GboGbo Unilag Bastard!! *thumbs up*

  20. Am still wondering why Wale is soooo popular,, even in school, I hate waking with him.. He says hi to people every seconds.. Lol.. *smh*

  21. Gafar is so arrogant,, both on twitter and real life. Buh I just love his way of life. He is a mad dresser and very popular.. Nice1.

  22. And d great gafar has done it again o

  23. d first tym i heard abt wale was abt his sexuality. dnt ask me. una too lyk aproko,bt am nt quick to judge. wale is sweet,sexy n reserved n he is one of my 5 male fav tweeps. thumbs up * winks

  24. Lmao! Wale is just an ode I swear! Lmao at "increase the size of their organs" LooL!

  25. yes bossss…. that ma person

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