The wish of the prosecutor of the ICC, Mc Donald to see Laurent Gbagbo wearing an electronic bracelet in case of provisional release, is making waves in Côte d’Ivoire. Now, in the country of Gbagbo everyone has his bracelet. The “electronic bracelet challenge” has invaded the canvas!
Laurent Gbagbo would certainly not be the only Ivorian to wear an electronic bracelet if he enjoys temporary freedom with this condition. Since the prosecutor, Mc Donald, raised this possibility, several Ivorians have started this game. Everyone proudly wears his “electronic bracelet”, thus showing support for the former president, and his minister Charles Blé Goudé.
Slip, purge, mortar, phone, … the models of “electronic bracelet” presented in the videos of the Net surfers are very different from that evoked to the international criminal court.
Facts that show the ability of Ivorian netizens to make a mockery, important topics. This people are known for its art of dramatizing situations, even the most unfortunate.
Companies lend themselves to the game
Mobile operators Moov and MTN have also started to trend. Last weekend, advertising posters were part of this logic.