- Veteran Nigerian comedian, Okey Bakassi, recently caused a buzz on social media after he waded into the country’s political discussion
- Bakassi noted that he will be supporting Peter Obi for president so that Tinubu and Buhari won’t have to go abroad for treatment in old age
- The comedian’s comment caused quite a stir online and it earned him mixed reactions from Nigerians
Popular Nigerian comedian, Okey Bakassi, was recently on the lips of social media users after he revealed his choice of presidential candidate.
According to the veteran entertainer, Peter Obi of the Labour Party has his support. Not stopping there, the comedian went ahead to give his reasons.
Bakassi noted that he will be supporting and voting for Peter Obi so that he can fix the country and other politicians such as Buhari and Tinubu would not have to travel abroad for medical treatment.
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He also added that it is also to make sure that Atiku won’t have to live in Dubai. In his words:
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“I don't want Atiku or Tinubu to fail, I just want Nigeria to succeed. I'll support and vote for @PeterObi to fix Nigeria, so in their very old age, Buhari & Tinubu won't be going to London for medical treatment and Atiku won't live in Dubai. #saveNigeria”.
See his tweet below:
Okey Bakassi’s post raises mixed reactions
Not long after the comedian shared his thoughts online, the post went viral and drew a number of interesting comments from Nigerians. Read some of them below:
“Stray bullet i love the way he addressed it no disrespect.”
“Which old age again? is 86years not old age enough?”
“No better words.....I couldn't agree more.”
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“box of wisdom.”
“The table is finished .”
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The current inflation in Nigeria has continued to cause an outcry on social media, even from top singer and billionaire son, David ‘Davido’ Adeleke.
On July 27, 2022, news made the rounds online that the naira has further crashed to N710 per $1.
The music star, who was in the Netherlands at the time, posted a photo of his glass of drink and noted that in naira, it cost N25,000.