A video showing some residents of Abia State jubilating over a water fountain created by Governor Alex Otti in the state has gotten tongues wagging.

The video which was shared online captured some residents of the state jubilating as they stood in front of the water fountain to take photos.

Knock, Kudos, As Alex Otti Creates ‘First-Ever’ Water Fountain In Abia State (Video)
Residents of Abia State at the Alex Otti water fountain

An X user @NoNonsensezone, who shared the video, wrote, “Igbos are joyously celebrating a water fountain that just got built in Abia state Thousands of Igbos flock to the new tourist center to take pictures and make videos”.


The video has sparked mixed reactions, as some netizens berated the people of Abia State for the celebration.

Others questioned the value of the water fountain to the state.

Many people did not fail to point out the effect of poor governance on the citizens as they now celebrate basic amenities they ordinarily deserve.


See some reactions below:

@ibi1shani wrote: “Re this not d ppl that want 2 bring “good governance & development” to Nigeria. See them celebrating roundabout.

“It’s like they & their governors need to be taken to Kano, Gombe, Borno, Kd, Lagos etc for 1month significant completed capital projects viewing course every 4 years.”

@lesloci wrote: “It’s a shame that the Governor of that state from 1999 to 2007, 2007 to 2015 and a Deputy Governor are all in the Senate today.

“Celebrating water fountain. You remember when they were celebrating Julius Berger logo the other day. What will happen if they have a blue rail”.


@CurtisAbbi wrote: “These people suffered for 24years in the hands of PDP in Abia State. Otti is their savior with his barest minimum.

“A good time to be alive”.


@JosephT66544151 wrote: “No wonder they are trooping in Southwest everyday especially Lagos. No never seen any meaningful development b4″.


@victoriainyama wrote: “What’s the value of a water fountain to their sustenance”.

@jnrpope wrote: “This display is simply because they have been mentally enslaved for years; Infact this is the first time ABIA STATE get governor……”

@Yeshir2001 wrote: “Celebrating ordinary water fountain? Oh! Damn! Wow! No wonder why they troop to Lagos”.

@I.tobiloba wrote: “This isn’t a celebration, but rather a glimpse of a government attempting to function”.

“These people witnessed hell at the hands of the PDP.

“I believe God sent Otti to liberate the people of Abia State. This could be Nigeria if we didn’t let tribalism eat us alive.”

@olotudemola wrote: “Pity is the word, pls don’t blame them their leaders have really impoverish them that any small thing will ginger them.

“I pray their governors will continue to do more, maybe they will start to stay put in their states”.

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