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The Ogun state governor has been condemned by many Nigerians for donating the sum of N5million to the winner of the Big Brother Naija, Olamilekan Agbelesebioba otherwise known as Laycon.
PLATFORM TIMES reports that the governor was attacked on several whatsapp groups, his official verified facebook page and twitter hanles for donating cash and house to Laycon who recently won the BBN show and carted away cash prize and other gifts worth N85million.
PLATFORM TIMES further reports that Governor Dapo Abiodun had on Tuesday donated the cash reward and a 3-bedroom apartment to the BBNaija star when he paid him a courtesy visit to him at his office in Oke-Mosan,Abeokuta.
Governor Abiodun claimed the donation was because he was impressed with Laycon’s attitude while on the TV show.
He maintained that Laycon’s display has demonstrated the Omoluabi component which is the primary ingredient of an Ogun state born Nigerian.
However, the gestute by the governor has led to criticism and condemnation by many residents of the state and Nigerians at large.
The social media users described the gesture as misplaced priority by the governor.
They maintained that the governor should have used the money to sponsor best graduating students in tertiary institutions.
PLATFORM TIMES brings some of the reactions to the post made by the governor on his official verified facebook page.
A Facebook user, Oluwayemisi Ibigbami said, “this is raw foolishness I swear of all the hungry and homeless people on the street….. Is some one that just recent win 85million that the so called Ogun state governor is giving the price
Anothet user, Olaogun Oluwadimeji Smith III insisted that the governor’s action is a misplaced priority.
Akogun general olusunkanmi noted, “appointment of Lekan as youth ambassador, 5 million naira and three bedroom bungalow misplace priority by Mr governor.”
Johnson great olakolu said,” and the best student of FUNAB OJERE OSIELE are out there selling juju and okirika cloth and some are riding okada noe even with there first class result witch was due to many days of reading meditation and devotion someone is now asking me to be praying for sane society sane KO same ni”.
Fadilah Adewumi sodipe jumuha also lamented, “this is pathetically disappointment big brother naija are now the role model then youth should emulate what moral ethique as bbnaija thought the youth big shame and sis a disappointment to this direction less governor.”
Another user, Olawale dibia AjayI New sttessed” Our leader always celebrate mediocrity in there search for cheap publicity this is a good example of one such absodity. “
Kolawole Fadeyi said,”Oga…you better stop your unnecessary westing the tax payer money all our road are bad people are facing hardship in the state. Any ways remaining 2years will determine your position and history will not be kind of you.”
Habibat yusluv said, “Congratulations laycon
God bless you sir bit please don’t forget there are bad roads you need to look into Atan to LusadaAtan to Oju Ore and many more God will streanthen you.”
Tiny sobowale maintained,” Pls sir this money you are sharing are you the one that work for it…one ilewo roads are so bad city center for that matter….Oga ooo…”