- Precious Umasoye, the young Nigerian man who celebrated his political idol, Governor Wike's electoral win has requested to see him
- Marching to the state government house, Precious with a printed banner said he wants funds to begin a business
- Coming days after the governor supported artistes with millions of naira, some tweeps said his hope of getting help may be slim
Precious Umasoye, a young man who was said to have trekked for Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state in 2019 to mark his victory is now out begging for help.
According to TVC News correspondent, Uche Okoro, who shared photos of the young man, Precious is outside of the government house, demanding to see Wike.
Recall that days ago the same governor gave Grammy Winner Burna Boy a warm reception, where he also pledged N10 million each to performing artistes at the welcome event.
Precious who walked 75 kilometres from Ahaoda to Port Harcourt is asking for what he calls a "business support fund".
In the first frame of the photos posted on social media, the man posed with a banner that described him as "Rivers Trekker for Wike". The printed material also has his request.
See the tweet that has his photos below:
Legit.ng compiled some of the reactions below:
"So you must express stupidity in someone else victory? Madness."
"Why would you call a young man’s passion for his political idol stupidity? His life his choice don’t you think?"
"His 10M was given to Burna boy & Co."
The journalist also responded:
"Bro cannot carry last."
"Let him try again, hopefully this time the Governor will spot him."
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that the government of Gombe state came to the aid of Dahiru Buba, who was earlier reported to be suffering from limb pains after trekking for President Muhammadu Buhari from the state to Abuja after his election victory.
On the instruction of the Gombe governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, Dahiru was taken to an orthopaedic hospital.
In a statement signed by the aide to the governor, Ismaila Uba Misilli, the man appreciated the governor after he underwent his first round of medical treatment.
Source: Legit Nigeria