In a country where people value 'stomach infrastructure', a few cups of rice means a lot, let alone a bag; whether it is 10kg or even more as a bait for elections.
One of the theories being sold was that Tinubu is using the rice to entice the impoverished people of the North to buy into his yet-to-be made official 2023 Presidential ambition.
Though Tinubu has denied being behind the distribution of the bags of rice in some states in the Northern part of the country, he does not feel it is a bad action in all its ramification.
“We have seen the images being circulated of bags of rice depicting Asiwaju’s face being distributed across parts of the North,” Tinubu said.
The former governor of Lagos said while he was not responsible for this initiative, he commends the efforts of those behind the action.
“I am not responsible for this initiative but l commend the efforts of the various volunteer groups responsible for this benign act of charity and love for one another, particularly in this Holy month of Ramadan”. Tinubu stated.
Do you think Tinubu is speaking from both sides of his mouth and do you still Nigerians will still sell their future for cups of rice after all they have been through.
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