Former Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, has sparked mixed reactions on social media over a recent interview with media outlets.
Naija News reports that former presidential aide, Bashir Ahmad, took to his X handle to share a photo of Buhari during an interview on the 63rd Nigeria Independence anniversary.
Sharing the photo, Bashir wrote: “His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, granted an exclusive interview to the NTA, FRCN, DW, and other media outlets on the eve of Nigeria’s 63rd independence anniversary.”
Reacting some Nigerians claimed they missed the ex-president while others said, he was granting interviews when he barely did so, during his tenure as president.
@Mubarak_kindam wrote: “Baba please come back we missed you. Bola is not assuring us anything anymore”
@Iam_jahbwai wrote: “Look how our former president @MBuhari looks shrink on a National Television because of Poor Camera quality and I wonder if @NTANewsNow will ever upgrade its Equipments. iPhone 11 can shoot better than the whole NTA gadgets. This is disrespecting to our country but I’ll be insulted for this facts”
@erhuvwu_ wrote: “He’s trying so hard to gain relevance like ex president OBJ but sadly , no one cares.”
@bioland2 wrote: “I remember those dark days we go dey beg our own president to talk to us…just to say something about some very dire issue.”
@atamvictor wrote: “Jonathan left office so much respect and dignity but this baba leave office with shame and failure,no country will invite him for anything meaningful.”
@SADIQ_AKKI wrote: “Allah yasani I really love this gentleman but he made a lot of mistake while he ruling Nigeria.may Allah bless and protect u sir.”
@ejyvik wrote: “What changed ? Person who was practically pleaded with to address Nigeria during #COVID19 that claimed lives and he refused, anyways! That’s for those who watch NTA”
@TSMan880 wrote: “President that never grant interview while in office is now granting interview and if I may ask for who?”
@Kachi188 wrote: “Interviews he rarely granted as President. LMAO. This man misses the attention.”
@akatah67829 wrote: “I hope he is hearing what his APC Tinubu government is saying about his corrupt government.”