Some Nigerians have taken to the Instagram accounts to react to a video clip where President Muhammadu Buhari was seen joking with governors before the commencement of the Council of State meeting on Thursday.
The President was seen in thefootage asking Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, “How are your cattlerearers?”
He also asked Gov. El-Rufai, did you drive bulldozer? He greeted few other states’ chief executives according to the happenings in the respective states.
The jokes have however, caused a stir on social media, with many users faulting what Buhari told the Benue governor.
Below are some of the reactions on social media: @ozorchristian “Seriously it’s a bad joke, mockery.”
@ogechukwukanma_ogwo wondered if the joke “Is real”
@akbare2017, It is “So much disrespect for the lives lost.”
@Jayjaie, said “It’s not a joke at all… bad/evil et al. It’s insensitivity of the highest order. He holds the highest office in the land, is incapable of protecting its citizenry and thinks it’s funny?
@larrygramms said, “Imagine, from a President. I already gave up hope on this country
@bambie_dbm said “The man needs to get mercy
@esanharrisphotography said, “so sad
@Mariamolafuyi, the joke has a “Very bad taste.”
@stonkod wrote, “This man is just tall for nothing, no sense at all.”
@dd_1881Does said, “He has speech impediment? All I could hear is some mumbo jumbo.”
@orbanmediaOr said, “Maybe he is accusing him of sponsoring them..all of them are kuku the same thing.”
@Amydelphie described the President as an “Unserious man.”
@ene_onazi5178 said, God punish him…useless man
@cchukkyyMaking said, “Mockery of the Dead.”