The media team of President Muhammadu Buhari have come under severe attack after an ’embarrassing’ outing the president had at a panel in the ongoing 74th United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday.
An 4-minute video shared by Tolu Ogunlesi, Buhari’s aide on media, saw the president clearly giving a totally different answer from a prepared speech.
The pan at the panelist simply asked Buhari to highlight a pathway for what a resilient future looks for Nigeria’s young population but the president started speaking about Climate change.
This has prompted Nigerians to call for the sack of both Ogunlesi, and Bashir Ahmad, Buhari’s aide on New Media for sharing the video and glorifying the ‘shameful’ video.
Tolu, why are you embarrassing your Principal like this?
She asks… "Please highlight a pathway for what a resilient future looks like" vis-a-vis Nigerian youths and he starts speaking about Climate change
This is very embarrassing.. Almost like he had programmed answers. https://t.co/kNM1rvT6ps
— the Morris Monye factor (@Morris_Monye) September 25, 2019
Tolu and Bashir should lose September salary for that video That video depicts the state of this presidency.. How can you be asked 2×2 and you begin to recite the Lord's prayer. pic.twitter.com/AkYr9cDMET
— Adetona ❁ (@_adetona_) September 25, 2019
Apart from the fact that President Buhari answered the question ridiculously, I am yet to see where people read out script during a panel discussion.
Where the questions prepared in Aso Rock?
It’s distasteful of Tolu to have uploaded that video without reviewing the content.
— Henry O (@onos_147) September 25, 2019
This could all be a conspiracy to disgrace Buhari… And this could be tolu ogunlesi's part…
You know like some did in GEJ's era… Lemme mention his boss @MBuhari hopefully he'll be called to explain himself..
Make thunder fire two of dhem pic.twitter.com/jLMCyj6Ojc
— Lagos Boy Gang (@lagosboygang) September 25, 2019