Nigeria At 60: Check Out What Oyedepo Said About Nigeria That Got People Talking

Today is the 1st of October and also the day Nigeria got her independence.

As usual, every notable person from celebrities, politicians, and religious leaders are taking to their social media to express and they feel and wish our country well.

Well, the founder and general overseer of the Living Faith Church popularly known as Winners Chapel is not exempted.

According to the post by the man of God from his verified Twitter handle:

“The lost years and the lost strength shall be restored in the name of Jesus! Happy Independence day!” He posted.

We all know that we are not where we want to be but definitely not where we used to be, this is a very simple and short prayer that every well-meaning Nigerian must be saying for our dear Country.

Here are some people’s reactions below:

God bless the Federal Republic of Nigeria and we pray that God will give us selfless leaders.

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“I still don’t understand this bit” -Ebuka reacts to President Muhammadu Buhari tweet today.

Today is a remarkable day in the existence of the nation called Nigeria as it marks its 60th Independence Celebration across the country. Nigeria gained independence 1st October, 1960 having being ruled by the British Colony for years through Indirect Rule System by Queen Elizabeth. To mark this remarkable historical event, the country observes every October 1st as a public holiday.

As the country celebrates Independence Day today, the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria took to his verified Tweeter handle to drop an independence tweet that reads as follows, “Democracy, the world over and as I am pursuing in Nigeria, recognizes the power of the people. However, if some constituencies choose to bargain off their power, they should be prepared for denial of their rights.”

Ebuka, a lawyer, fashion lord, and the all well known host of the Big Brother Naija Reality TV show could not hold the feeling that the tweet deposited in him. To let the feeling out, he reacted thus, “I still don’t understand this bit”. His reaction was birthed by the perplexity that the message of the tweet created.

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Checkout the tweet and the reaction of Ebuka below:

Ebuka’s reaction to President Muhammadu Buhari tweet didn’t go unnoticed. Some fans of his also seized the opportunity to express their thought on the tweet tweeted by the President.

See some of their reactions in the screenshots below:

Apparently, it wasn’t only Ebuka that found the tweet ” funny”. Some well meaning Nigerians also found the tweet flawed considering the fact that we are practising Democracy and not autocracy.

Pals, what do you think about President Muhammad Buhari tweet? Does it make any sense to you?

  • GUEST_pZNkl9Xdd4h8There is nothing wrong with lines quoted by Ebuka just causing trouble out of nothing. If some constituencies decide to bargain off their rights. could also mean if some individuals such as corrupt individuals. so please don’t personalize it to some sections.MoreReply13 replies
  • GUEST_m6Abl4mk04h4It’s either the guy (Ebuka) is just being mischievous or ignorant. Nigeria is a federal state in which secession is constitutionally forbidden.MoreReply12 replies
  • GUEST_mYVglrl2E4h9I am sure Buhari did nt read test of his speech or does nt understand the full import of this portion. Of course Mamman Daura or another 85yrs old Fulani wrote the test. They shl all soon pass away.MoreReply1 reply
  • MansonMike3h7Buhari is a president who lacks the wisdom to choose right dictions for suitable circumstances and situations!Those who write for him are incompetent!MoreReply3 replies

Former President, Goodluck Jonathan’s Independence tweet that produced mixed reactions from Nigerians

Goodluck Ebele Jonathan (GEJ as he is shortly called) who is now Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan, the immediate ex President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria took to his verified Tweeter handle to drop a tweet on Independence to be a part of the celebration of today’s Nigeria’s Independence Day Celebration. He ruled the country between 2010 – 2015 and handed power over to President Muhammadu Buhari.

As today marks the 60th Independence Day celebration in the history of Nigeria’s political history, having gained Independence 1st October, 1960, well meaning Nigerians and people from every nook and cranny have taken hold of the various social media platforms to air their views on this remarkable historical event.

Recall that, the present President of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari in the early hours today carried out a National broadcast to address the citizen of the country. It wasn’t different for the erstwhile President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan. He made an Independence tweet on his Tweeter handle. The tweet reads thus,

“NIGERIA AT 60: WE SHOULD NOT DESPAIR

I congratulate all Nigerians as we celebrate our 60th Independence Anniversary. Today is another unique day in our nation’s history. It marks six decades of the anniversary of our self-rule.”

The ex President Independence tweet attracted loads of Nigerians to express their feelings on it. The reactions produced mixed feelings. While some of the replies gave him some encomium and even urged him to return to power comes 2023, others were aimed at disparaging him.

See the screenshots below for some of the reactions on the tweet:

As usual, in spite of some of the derogatory words hurled at him by some Nigerians who reacted to the tweet, he didn’t reply any of them. He displayed his usual Humane nature.

Do you agree with the ex President’s tweet? Do you think this day is really worth celebrating?

Drop your thoughts on the issue in the comment section.