– Shehu Sani have criticised government officials over the way they celebrate Nigerians that struggled to make it abroad
– The former lawmaker said when young Nigerians succeed abroad without being supported, government officials quickly rush to own them
– Nigerians on Twitter reacted to Sani’s submission as some agreed with him
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The former lawmaker representing Kaduna Central senatorial district, Shehu Sani, has expressed dissatisfaction over how government officials claim Nigerians that struggled to make it abroad.
According to Shehu, when young Nigerians succeed abroad without being supported, government officials quickly rush to own them.
The ex-lawmaker took to his Twitter page to express his dissatisfaction and Nigerians flooded the comment section of his post with their thoughts.
Shehu Sani said Nigerians struggle to make it abroad without being supported.
Photo credit: @ShehuSani
“When young Nigerians struggle hard,unsupported and succeeded abroad,Government officials quickly rushes to own them.”
Tweeps with the handle @dutch_ejike wrote:
“That is the Irony about Nigeria and it vexes me that these fellow Nigerians seem not to understand what the government is doing and playing along instead of speaking truth to power.”
Another Twitter user with the handle @akubo_anthony commented:
“That’s one of the features of an irresponsible parent. Not there for the children, don’t care about their education and above all, their well-being. But if eventually successful, you see them coming to take the glory.”
“The youth that expend their energies for the politicians to win, are immediately forgotten when the later start to receive the national cake.”
Below are other reactions:
In a similar news, a lady identified as Ogunmola Sowemimo has been celebrated as the first Nigerian female Boeing 787 pilot and the first Nigerian female pilot to fly for Qatar Airways.
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The chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, took to her Twitter page to celebrate Nigerian pilot.
She shared a picture of the young lady and wrote:
“Today Qatar Air operated its inaugural flight to Abuja, Nigeria. And our own Adeola Ogunmola Sowemimo was on the right seat as she assisted Captain Khan Sameer Ali. Adeola is the first Nigerian female Boeing 787 Pilot and the first Nigerian female Pilot to fly for Qatar Airways.”
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