The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has been trending on social media for the wrong reasons.
The president on his speech at a business forum in Westminster, London, said that the Nigerian youths are lazy and has this sense of entitlement because the country is blessed with crude oil.
His speech caused an uproar on social media as many youths were bitter about his statement, trolling on him for not making the country encouraging enough for hard work.
So touched and moved by the president's statement, many Nigerian youths have taken to their different social media handle to showcase their daily work and to remind the president that they are many youths who works so hard.
Below are different post from some Nigerian youths who used the hashtag #LazyNigerianyouths to pass across their message.
First is a Nigerian lady Ogechukwu Kate who sells Charcoal for a living.
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Another youth identified as Chibuzor Okeke on Facebook shared pictures of him making pastries as he says he isn't lazy.
He wrote: "Your potential is what you have? while work is what you do? What you do is what release what you have.
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It's okay to believe that Nigerians has the most hardworking individuals who try to succeed no matter the obstacles.
Even in the bad governance and the lack of resources they face they still find a way to make things happen.
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