Nigerians have shown their disapproval with the Labour Party (LP) presidential flag bearer, Peter Obi, after a video of him in economy class during his flight to Egypt surfaced online.
In the video, the presidential candidate is seen having a discussion with one of the passengers
However, Nigerians have reacted angrily to Obi’s decision to board economy class, as some have stated that it is a pretentious act.
Read the comments below
Tunde: “Na this one he take fuck up. Which one be fly economy. Why he no dey fly economy all these while? Why now he won become president he choose to fly economy. I like him and would want someone like him to be president but all these he is doing flying economy is not needed and no reason for all this social media validation.”
Youngskales: “Omo I no trust these politician, na only God know wetin dey their heart.”
Mr.2kay: “2017 I was flying from Abuja to Lagos arik air. So I say on business class and saw Peter Obi walk pass to economy and sat down. I cleaned my eyes and looked at him again to be saw it was him, truly it was him. I was shocked and humbled. He is just a simple person. Him no dey form at all. Very very approachable. This is no format. That’s his personality.”
Richie.richie 127: “Oga make una no dey do like say una know how e dey be. Why he no fly economy since. Well I dey look till next year sha.”
Datboy.damilola: “Una don dey overdo this thing.”
Browney: “He didn’t do it out of campaign, I have personally seen him on a flight from Asaba to Lagos as of last year.”
Recall that the former governor announced via a tweet on Tuesday that he was visiting Egypt for a detailed study of comparable countries to Nigeria.
Obi will be understudying the country’s Power, Education, Planning and Finance sectors during his three days visit.