Ezra Olubi’s Outfit Leaves President Buhari Stunned as He Receives National Award

Ezra Olubi’s Outfit Leaves President Buhari Stunned as He Receives National Award

  • A trending video of Paystack cofounder Ezra Olubi and Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has left many people amused
  • In the video, Olubi is seen dressed in an all-black ensemble, receiving his award from the president
  • However, the president's reaction to Olubi's look, which saw him wearing dark lipstick, is what everyone is talking about

Nigeria’s president awarded honours to Nigerians who have distinguished themselves on Tuesday, October 11, 2022.

Photos of Buhari and Olubi.
The photos show Buhari's reaction to Olubi's outfit. Credit: @ijeomadaisy
Source: Instagram

Among the recipients was Ezra Olubi, the cofounder of Paystack, an international payments platform.

However, it appears Buhari was not prepared for Olubi's eccentric sense of style, as a video capturing the moment Olubi received the award has since gone viral.

In the video, Buhari is seen in utter dismay at Olubi's look which also included a dark lipstain.

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Social media users react to Buhari/Olubi's video


"Na wetin fit buhari.. The guy for even wear skirt and blouse."


"When you don't even know the recipient you are adding to the list but na the money wey the company dey generate dey enter your eyes."


"Lmaoooooooo. Jokes aside I truly do believe there's a look for different type of event. And this outfit ain't the one for this type of event. If you re going to hang with friends, yes but going to meet a president (( even though I don't care for this particular one) is still not right. Dress appropriately!"


"I think it’s the lipstick because the attire is not so bad.. "


"Funny as it may look but this is not an appropriate outfit to wear for this kind of event. Yes I know that our government has really messed up but knowing fully well you’re meeting the president and dressing this way is totally unacceptable. Whether he is gay or not it doesn’t count . Seeing the comments here is so annoying . I can’t change his sexuality but this is not the appropriate way to dress when meeting the head of state. Na we dey cause our own problem . Knowing how the country is we should just respect ourselves.."

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"Now I will definitely have that look too no cap, everyone has the right to dress the way they want but walahi every occasion get dress code, this particular one fit Nollywood gathering, but receiving an award and the president for that matter, let's forget say plenty people no dey reason am like that, but this gabadin no follow."

I don't think it was appropriate - Style blogger says

In a chat with Legit.ng's Kumashe Yaakugh, Abuja fashion/lifestyle blogger, Mubarak kicked against Olubi's choice of dressing for the highly-revered event.

In his words:

"In my own opinion I don’t think that was the appropriate way to dress. The saying that “you have to dress the way you want to be addressed” is still very valid. Maybe he wants to show his sexuality or style but if you’re stylish enough, you’d know what to wear to different occasions. I never take anybody seriously when I see that you’re not dressing for a particular occasion. Buhari was shocked at his outfit cause he didn’t expect anybody to dress like that to collect a national award like that."

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Sade Okoya looks classy in white as she gears up to receive national award

Sade Okoya is not one to disappoint when it comes to displaying opulence through her sense of style, and her fans love it.

The wife of billionaire Rasaq Okoya recently shared videos of her look to receive the MON title (Member of the Order of the Niger).

In the video, the gorgeous socialite draped her lovely physique in a white ensemble with dramatic sleeves and some bold statement pieces of jewellery.

Source: Legit.ng

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Kumashe Yaakugh Kumashe Yaakugh is a lifestyle journalist with over five years of working experience at Legit.ng. She graduated from Benue State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication in 2013. In 2022, she received the award for' Excellence in Fashion Reporting'. Kumashe Yaakugh is the author of 'While She Slept'. Email: caroline.yaakugh@corp.legit.ng

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