“Stupidity of the highest order”- Nigerians React As Oyo Elders Protest Appointment Of A 27-Year-Old As Commissioner

“Senior citizens” in  Oyo State have staged a protest against the appointment of Seun Fakorede, a 27 year-old OAU graduate as the state’s commissioner of youth and sports.

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Governor, Seyi Makinde, had two days ago nominated Mr. Fakorede as part of his cabinet, after resuming office as the state Governor.

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While the gesture is being hailed by Nigerians, far and wide, it does appear some people – who call themselves senior citizens – are not happy about the appointment.

According to reports, they argued the 27-year-old was too young to pilot affairs of the ministry. They also accused him of being a member of the All Progressives Congress.


Reacting, Nigerians on social media have lashed out at the group, declaring disappointment at the development.

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