- NandosSA recently distanced themselves from a fake ad that has been making its way around social media
- In the fake advert, it states that Bushiri is demanding 10 Nando's chickens before he comes back to SA
- Taking to Twitter, NandosSA urged their fans and followers not to make or spread false ads involving the company as it is in bad taste
NandosSA recently headed to Twitter to distance themselves from an advert that has been making its way around social media which pokes fun at the Bushiris and their decision to flee from South Africa.
In the controversial ad that was shared on a fake Nandos account which has since been deleted, it says that the Bushiri is demanding 10 Nando's chickens before he comes back to SA with his wife Mary.
Nando's has however said that it did not make nor send out the ad, they also requested their loyal fans and followers not take part in creating or sharing content that is not originally theirs. They also asked Twitter users to keep in mind that they only have one official account.
"Whilst we value the enthusiasm of fans for our brand, we don’t appreciate the production of these fake ads/parody accounts. This is in bad taste and is in no way aligned to our brand or values. And remember, if it’s not on our page, it’s not ours. @NandosSA is our official page."
In other Briefly.co.za news, Nando's Malaysia recently announced a creative competition on its Twitter page. Taking to the app, they asked Nando's fans to retweet an ad of theirs and achieve no likes or retweets to win a voucher.
"Quote tweet this tweet and get 0 likes, 0 RTs and 0 comments by 8pm tomorrow. Winner gets a Nando's voucher on us! And maybe we'll throw in a little more surprise," they wrote on their timeline.
South African Nando's fanatics seemed completely unbothered by the fact that the competition was in fact based in Malaysia, rushing to take part in the competition. While many South Africans shared the tweet in a bid to win the free voucher, a lot more were left laughing out loud by the craziness of it all, heading to Twitter to share jokes.
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