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Nigerians Reacts As ‘Happy Hour’ Starts In Akwa Ibom




A video of residents of Akwa Ibom seen enjoying a ‘Happy Hour’ as proposed by the governor-elect, Umo Eno has caused a stir on social media.

Happy hour is a period of the day when drinks are sold at reduced prices in a bar or other such facilities based on Eno’s suggestion.

Recall, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Akwa Ibom, Umo Eno, proposed to make available a ‘happy hour’ in the state every Friday if elected into office.

The 58-year-old politician said he will ensure cheaper prices of alcohol on Friday between 5pm and 6pm.

“Every Friday, I will have what I call happy hour for the state. And what do I want to do with happy hour? It’s simple. I want to create business for people that have facility. So, we declare that between 5 and 6, these are the bars that will sell drinks at certain price,” he said.

Below is a video of some residents enjoying a good time on Friday days after the PDP candidate was elected.


How Nigerians Reacted

olowunicole wrote, Money way dem suppose do better thing for una, nai una go use drink beer.’

chibuikem_chrisobani wrote: If the governor uses the happy hour thing very well, it could be great potentiality to making Akwaibom a tourist hub of Nigeria. You know, he has to match this with great infrastructures as well, and they’re good to go!’

mischinny wrote:This is another place this people will squander money .I will soon hear it costs 1bn. For every happy hour.’

ujurogerz wrote: Very poor mindset tufiakwa… and ini edo & co applauded to dx.. well wat do i know.’

gielpretty wrote: It’s a very big pity, the next 8 years will tell on the state and it’s people… my one time lovely state.’

utobaby wrote:That’s what he promised them 😂,Talk and Do Governor.’

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spicequeenofficial wrote: Na drink dem come drink for their lives abi? I pity them. Let them steal your commonwealth, if only they can give you some free booze. In the next 4yrs, a whole additional generation is lost! Chei!’