President Muhammadu Buhari’s aide on new media, Bashir Ahmad has come under severe attack from Nigerians for being “disrespectful” to Nollywood veteran actress, Omotola Jalade who spoke up against the president and his vice, Prof Yemi Osinbajo.
Omotola had described the life of an average Nigerian under the present government as “hellish”. The actress said the lack of circulation of money coupled with the fervent attacks and assaults on innocent Nigerians, have made life under Buhari/Osinbajo “hellish”.
However, Ahmad in his response said that the people who ” work” aren’t complaining and will never refer to the country as ” hellish’.
Many of those who roasted Bashir said there’s no correlation between his response and the points that the actress raised — Adding that being a presidential aide, doesn’t give him the right to “insult” people especially people like Omotola, who built a career from nothing.
Madam Omotola those who are working for CLEAN money are not complaining and will never refer our dear country as ‘hellish’. In Kano State alone, from 2015 to 2018, no fewer than 200 medium and small scale rice milling centres emerged. For that, billions circulated among millions. https://t.co/nWprKIgpLC
— Bashir Ahmad (@BashirAhmaad) April 15, 2019
" Recalibrate and live within your means "~Buharists
" We are a little pissed "~ Buharists
" People who are making CLEAN money are not complaining "~ Buharists
Sanctification of poverty
Romanticization of deprivation
What a miserable mob
— nafiiu (@nafeezi) April 16, 2019
We must rise to the occasion & stop the likes of Bashir, Gbenga Gold & other Buharists from using government position to harass critics of the administration.
They're setting a dangerous process which we must never condone. They were not appointed to be stupid & irresponsible.
— Sir.Ariyo-Dare Atoye (@AriyoAristotle) April 16, 2019
Dear Omotola, dis man gets paid 2 defend a clueless, ruthless, insensitive n murderous Govt. Murderous in its sense – condoling d high level of killings n Poverty.
D North where Bashir is frm is worst hit but of course he Bashir is cool cz he is living d life wit free funds
— #FreeDadiyataNow SAN (@Dadiyata07) April 16, 2019
Everyday I come on Twitter the TL keeps on screaming leave Nigeria.
What if the Buharists are deliberately chasing us out of the country so that they won't have anyone to challenge them?
— Dr Uche (@nnabros) April 16, 2019
How much have you ever made legitimately in ur entire existence that you tell @Realomosexy about Clean money? A veteran in the Nollywood industry who started from the scratch & made a name for herself- what do you Bashir know about hustle, if not for Northern agenda who are you? https://t.co/SoIBXyMx1t
— Ayekooto (@thebardogbamola) April 16, 2019