You may be wondering why the hashtag ‘Brother Bernard’ is trending on such a special day as the Democracy Day.

Well, there is gist, and trust us to serve it to you as ‘e de hot’.

Brother Bernard: Embarrassing Moment President Bola Tinubu Fell During Democracy Day Parade


It was the country’s Democracy Day, and President Bola Tinubu, had suspended every other activity to celebrate the country on this special day.

The President, with his teaming entourage had stormed the Eagles Square for the historic event.

No one saw it coming that something else would dominate discussions on Democracy Day.

Shortly after his arrival, President Tinubu approached the parade vehicle.

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As he attempted to step into the vehicle, the President lost his footing momentarily.

However, despite the slip, the President quickly regained his balance and continued with the proceedings.


The event at Eagles Square is part of a series of events to mark the country’s Democracy Day celebration.

Trust Nigerians, in no time, videos of President Tinubu’s fall littered the internet with many tagging it to the popular ‘Brother Bernard’ memes.

That is how the hashtag Brother Bernard started trending on Democracy Day, adding as the comic relief of the day.

Watch the video below:


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