Tuesday 26 December 2023

Yuletide: VP Shettima visits President Tinubu in Lagos as some Nigerians Storm Tinubu’s Residence For Christmas Gift, See Reactions (Video , Photos)


Vice President Kashim Shettima, on Tuesday, paid homage to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, at his Ikoyi residence in Lagos State.

The vice president came to felicitate with President Tinubu on the occasion of the Christmas and New Year holidays.

Some of the visitors who have visited the President since his arrival in Lagos include Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka, Governor Alex Otti of Abia State and his Enugu State counterpart, Peter Mbah.

Reactions As Nigerians Storm Tinubu’s Residence For Christmas

Meanwhile, some Nigerians have besieged Bourdillon, in Ikoyi, Lagos State, the home of the President for Christmas.

The video shared by BussinessDay captured many people sitting and standing in front of Tinubu’s residence.

A video has surfaced online showing some Nigerians besieging the Bourdillon home of President Bola Tinubu to beg for Christmas money.

The incident happened in the Ikoyi area of Lagos.

The video shared by BussinessDay captured many people sitting and standing in front of Tinubu’s residence.

Recall that Nigerians have been lamenting the economic hardship during this Christmas.

The video generated reactions from netizens.

@unclekingsley wrote: “Lagos Island beggers, area boys, APC boys at Tinubu’s house in search of crumbs for Christmas. Of course, they are Nigerians but it’s best we qualify them based on their relationship with him.”

@faiththanzaki wrote: “Lagosians not Nigerians. Weaponising poverty”

@superlupe wrote: “more funds should be made available to local governments,if that is done these people will have no business going to beg for food or money at the presidents gate.”

@thestageinta wrote: “This is a tradition dating over 15years. All festive periods whether it’s Christian or Muslim. You will find them there”

@drmile247 wrote: “Reason they will always ensure poverty stays, they enjoy when the poor worship them”

@anthonyzuriki wrote: “It hasnt even started. He is replicating the Northern Nigerian political model. He has been doing this since 2003. First is to destroy the education system and make them poorly educated thereby producing an army of touts every year. Which has since achieved. Second phase is to strategically impoverish them that they become too poor to have a choice or challenge him. When they’re merely try to stay alive.”

@rosythrone wrote: “Nigeria is gradually becoming Somalia where the street will be crowded with beggers still hoping for the govt.”

@vibewithobi wrote: “They prefer to beg for food than vote for the right leader. See where voting wrongly has landed them. Next election, vote wrongly and continue begging for food!”

@amarashuga wrote: “This man is clearly richer than both dangote and otedola combined,this is unexplainable wealth”

@lekan wrote: “The only difference between Nigerians leaders and many Nigerians is the timing and opportunity! Trust me, Nigerian leaders is a reflection of the followers!”

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