Nigeria at 60: I Cannot Wish Anyone Happy Independence When They Are Unhappy- Yul Edochie

Movie star Yul Edochie has said that he cannot wish anyone a happy Independence day because the state of the economy is not worth celebrating.

The actor took to his Twitter handle on Thursday October 1, 2020 to share his thoughts with his fans and followers noting that Nigerians are suffering and it does not call for celebration.

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The actor lamenting, listed unemployment, increase in petrol price, amongst major issues as those things affecting Nigerians.

He wrote: “I cannot wish anyone a happy independence when my people are not happy.

“What are we celebrating? Fuel price increase? Electricity tariff hike? Hardship? Bad roads? Killings everywhere?Jobless youths turned beggars?

“The list is endless. Speak the truth, Nigerians are suffering.”

Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari in his Independence Day broadcast said fuel will now be sold at N161 per liter in Nigeria.


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