- Youths in Jada local government, the hometown of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar have staged a protest
- According to a tweet on social media, the protest was against his return to back home with claims that he did not develop his hometown
- The protest against Atiku was not violent, neither peaceful but cryptic as seen in the pictures that accompanied the tweet
Adamawa, Jada - A few hours after the epic return of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar to his hometown in Jada local government area, Adamawa state, some youths in the area have trooped out to protest.
This was seen by Legit.ng on the Twitter page of Abubakar Sadiq Kurbe, the northeast zonal coordinator, Tinubu/Shettima Media Support (TSMS).
As seen in the picture that accompanied his tweet, youths were seen using water and soap to cleanse the areas that the former Vice President used while he visited his hometown.
Kurbe's tweet reads:
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"Adamawa Youths cleansing the Jada Road after Atiku's visitation. Atiku couldn't construct the road as Vice President but he is passing through the same road President @MBuhari constructed to ask for our support, how is that possible."
Reacting to the tweet, some Nigerians believed to be from Adamawa state took to the comment and criticised the tweet.
Some of the commenters stated that the narrative of the tweet was false and branded with lies to mislead people.
"I won't blame you, you've been already trained by your masters of lies. It's only single picture but you displayed them severally. Show us more with evidence to prove you right. Lier of the Universe"
"Leave the fool we don’t need him as a president we rather vote Obi than to vote him sai @officialABAT and @KashimSM 2023"
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