Nigerians have spoken out on the recent rumours of popular Nollywood actress Omotola Jalade Ekeinde trademarking her first name.

Today, the veteran actress took to social media to announce that her first name “Omotola” is now trademarked. She wrote;

“Omotola is now trademarked,”.

In response, Nigerians expressed some mixed reactions to her statement. Some questioned whether she was actually okay.

Most wondered why a popular name that has been around for a long time should be trademarked since she is not the first person to bear the name.