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Buhari’s aide, Ahmad, can’t understand public outcry against President’s ‘tooth-picking’ picture

Buhari running ‘tooth-picking’ govt, level of incompetence too costly – Oby Ezekwesili

Personal assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on new media and co-ordinator, Buhari Centre, Bashir Ahmad, has expressed worries over attack on the President following a photo that showed him picking his teeth.

Some Nigerians have continued to attack Buhari over the photo that has been trending on thye social media.

Ripples Nigeria had reported how a former Education Minister, Oby Ezekwesili, earlier on Monday accused Buhari of running a ‘tooth-picking’ government.

She had wondered why the Presidency and its allies would publish such a picture for public view, saying that the development was a celebration of Buhari’s “deadly incompetence to a stratospheric realm.”

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But in a post on his official Twitter handle over reactions that have continued to trail the photo, Ahmad wrote:

“It’s hard to understand why some people are genuinely angry because of this innocent pic. When I innocently snapped it on Feb 27 and posted on my Snapchat, it didn’t occur to me that it’s going to give wailers that strong hit. And @BulamaCartoons made an amazing cartoon out of it.”

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