- Skit maker Lizzy Jay has taken to social media in reaction to the proposed budget for the national headcount exercise in the country
- In a video shared on Instagram, the content creator posed questions about the contractor that charged the federal government such high fees
- Lizzy Jay’s post sparked mixed reactions from netizens, with some people making fun of her humorous approach to the matter
Popular skit maker, Lizzy Jay, is among Nigerian citizens who have expressed concerns about the proposed budget for the country’s national census.
In a post shared on Instagram, the humour merchant, without mincing her words, tagged the individual who charged the federal government N869 billon a ‘madman’, adding that she wants to know the person.
“Werey wo lo gba contract #863 billion abeg let's just pick number...I don pick number 1, the last person should write down the number, she wrote.
Lizzy Jay equally shared a video where she expressed her strong reservations about the ridiculous sum of money needed for the country’s headcount exercise.
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According to her, the country has a problem with making use of resources, and she proceeded to reference Jehova’s Witness members.
Lizzy Jay said members of the religious house could conduct the exercise at a reduced rate, and even more efficiently since they are known to pay visits to households across the country.
Watch her full video below:
Social media users react to Lizzy Jay's post
"It's the ajeri Jehovah for me."
"Them go even use that opportunity to win soul and that will be better please you are right."
"harjayee_huthmahn_holluwahdami s' eyes don see shege for this life."
"Jokes apart. Nigeria government don’t rate us at all. They can get away with anything. N863BILLION to do what exactly. Don’t we have NIN to start from there. N863BILLION. Nobody to challenge them. Na so them talk say. 5k was given to a million plus people every month."
"They'll use 863 billion to count people who don't hv 100k at hand. Why not share the money in communities."
Nationwide census: Buhari's govt fixes date for exercise
Legit.ng reported earlier that the next national census in Nigeria would begin on Wednesday, March 29, according to the National Population Commission (NPC).
The NPC's chairman, Nasir Kwarra, in a chat with State House correspondents on Friday, January 20, disclosed that the exercise would end Saturday, April 1.
Kwarra disclosed this after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Friday.