‘We are hungry – Lagos residents yell at Tinubu


A mild drama played out on Friday as residents of Lagos Island and traders of the popular Idumota market expressed dissatisfaction with President Bola Tinubu, shouting in Yoruba, “Ebi npa wa oo” meaning- we are hungry.


The traders who filed on both sides of the road as the convoy of the president passed through the ever-busy market, refused to hail him but instead kept talking of their pains believed to have been caused by the government.


Underneath the complaining voices in the video, residents were heard saying the presidency had known the plans of the people which was the reason for the heavy security. However, the alleged initial plan was not made known.


The President is in Lagos to celebrate both Christmas and New Year.


Nigerians are currently celebrating the Yuletide under a series of economic challenges ranging from the shortage of cash to the skyrocketing price of the premium motor spirit commonly called petrol.

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