- A former elected official in Rivers state, Gabriel Toby, boarded keke instead of his vehicle shortly after attending a new year church service
- The photos have elicited diverse reactions on social media as people did not believe the act is a truthful show of humility
- Mobile police officers escorted the former deputy governor and his wife as they rode on the tricycle
Photos of the former deputy governor of Rivers state, Gabriel Toby, and his wife, Dame Christy have gone viral on the internet for a supposed show of humility.
According to an aide to the present government in Cross River, Andrea Ekeng Inyang, the two were about boarding a tricycle (keke) after attending the new year thanksgiving service in Rivers.
Describing the act as a 'humble one', Inyang said they were followed by two police officers in a Hilux vehicle who offered protection till they got to their destination.
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Many Nigerians had a lot to say about the photos. Legit.ng compiled some of the reactions below:
Ekanem Ntiero-Effiom said:
"What a show of humility... That means all of us humble for this country... We wey dey use bolt kuku get pride."
Omori Omori E said:
"Using Keke now is a sign of humility. God punish poverty."
Fortune Akabom said:
"So boarding keke home after service is sign of humility come off it jhor their car spoil, their mechanic sef no pick call, network no dey wer dem dey to order bolt leave dis show we dey do am everyday for dis country."
Obol Oden Omini said:
"Fake politicians, na now wey dem don near grave dem won be humble? How does entering Keke make you humble sef."
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a photograph showed former president Olusegun Obasanjo in Akure, Ondo state, with Pa Reuben Fasoranti, who marked his birthday.
To honour the 94-year-old Pa Fasoranti, an elder statesman, whose house Obasanjo visited, the former president sat on the floor.
In a picture shared online, the former president could be seen sitting on the floor, wearing a smile with his signature cap on.
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