Today, Nigerians on Twitter reacted to the budget padding scandal between Abdulminin Jubrin and speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara. A new hashtag #EFCCArrestCrookJibrinNOW made the rounds on Twitter after a screenshot allegedly showing WhatsApp chats between the embattled lawmaker and online news medium, Sahara reporters went viral. Here’s the chat:


Following this the man in the eye of the storm, former chairman of Appropriation Committee, Abdulminin Jibrin, reacted on his twitter handle, @abdulabmj:


This immediately got reactions from Nigerians.

The Nigerian twitter-sphere also commented on Sport Minister, Solomon Dalung’s gaffe. While responding to newsmen when he was asked to speak about Nigeria’s U-23 football team who were stranded in the US after they refused to board a plane they said was too small to carry them to Rio, Brazil for the Olympics.

Solomon had said:

“Our U-23 team suffering in the #United States of Nigeria, What are there for? Because they are U-23 and they went to US and they are having problems, does that become our business? ”

Barraged with tweets and taken to the cleaners by Nigerians, the minister was forced to set his account to private

Thesheet.ng brings you 7 of the best Twitter reactions today:

  1. @Stephen_Oladejo: suggests that those trending the hashtag have been paid money.His reasoning is in line with the old  saying that money is the root of all evil…

  1. @Roland_Ajayi: thinks that  those who started#EFCCArrestCrookJibrinNOW are criminals who the EFCC should arrest.

3. @ambalium: thinks that the trending hashtag shows how desperate Nigerians can be

4. @ThaVincent: concludes that this is all because of jibrin’s revelations…

5. @Adebanqie: tells the perfect Nigerian situation.

6. Speaking on the gaffe,  @stephen_Oladejo sums it up that Dalung is a “fantastically useless” minister…

7. Businessman @amcalled_nuel already have a customised polo. Lol…

SEE ALSO: VIDEO: Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung Trolled For Calling USA “United States Of Nigeria” … Guess His Reaction [CLICK]











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