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I Go Dye slams Buhari over ‘escalated hunger’ in Nigeria



I Go Dye slams Buhari over 'escalated hunger' in Nigeria

Stand-up comedian I Go Dye has hard knocks for Nigeria’s number one citizen President Muhammadu Buhari over the state of the nation and the inability of his government to make life meaningful for Nigerians.

The humour merchant took to his Instagram page to slam the incumbent leader noting that Nigeria’s budgets for the last 3 years has been ‘2016 (6.07 trillion), 2017 (7.298trillion), 2018 (9.12 trillion) totaling N 22.488 trillion and yet there is escalated hunger in the land.

The comedian wrote; “Your Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari. As madact Ambassador on make A Difference Against Corruption Today, it has expanded my passion to speak. It saddens my heart that after 58 years all sectors of our social and economic lives has been plunged in failure. Over the years, millions of graduates continue to wade through trying times, while youths with creative artistry, artisans and our young women have been denied the true values of nationhood, self-esteem has been destroyed, and many weep and sleep on a daily basis without a meal

“Sir, the funds recovered from looters in the past few years of your government is 739 billion Naira; Abacha recovered returned loot is 322,000,000 dollars equivalent of 112billion naira totalling 851 billion naira. Why was the Abacha returned loots shared? Who are the beneficiaries? Why wasn’t the returned and recovered loots used to finance some of the basic social problems like electricity, repairing our refineries and creating jobs for our youths, build a world class hospital that can reduce the travelling expenses of Nigerians travelling abroad for medical treatment?

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“Sir, if our hospitals were well equipped, you won’t be involved in foreign trips for medical check-ups. When you eventual leave office, which hospital would be standard enough to offer you this services and to other Nigerians? Who are the looters that returned the said amount? How come they are not facing criminal charges or being jailed? How come politicians alleged with 232 billion naira cases of corruption are working for your re-election? Is it only those that are with you that are the presumed saints?

“Your Excellency, our budgets for the last 3 years of your government 2016 (6.07 trillion), 2017 (7.298trillion) 2018 (9.12 trillion); total 22.488 trillion naira, yet we do not have access to ordinary clean water, with escalated hunger in the land. In 2015, Nigerian was ranked 3rd among the poorest nations index but today in 2018, Nigeria is now ranked number 1 people living in poverty in world overtaking India .That is why Nigerians are complaining,” he added.

I Go Dye’s comments are coming days after Aremu Afolayan, the younger brother of renowned Nollywood producer Kunle Afolayan called out Buhari and Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode.

The talented actor went verbally ballistic after his sister was subjected to a sad experience at the Muritala Muhammad International Airport by immigration officers.

According to the thespian, his sister who is a French citizen was not allowed to fly because the Manager of Ethiopian airline said he wasn’t comfortable with her passport.

Aremu however heaped the blame on Buhari and Ambode whom according to him can override the stress and make life more meaningful to Nigerians.

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