A UK-based Nigerian lecturer Dipo Awojide has caused a stir on social media as he questioned the political appointment of former BBNaija stars by the Bayelsa State government.
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The lecturer stated that he likes many of the TV reality stars but wonders why their political appointment is being celebrated by Nigerians.
According to Awojide, he wondered if the BBNaija housemates have the necessary qualifications and competence to carryout the job given to them.
He wrote:“I like many of these BBNaija folks but I don’t know why many of you are celebrating state governments dishing out Senior Special Assistant appointments. SSA on what exactly? And why? Do these reality tv stars have the qualification and competence? We’ve got a long long way to go.”
A mixed reaction was garnered from Nigerians on social media.
Read what some said on social media below:
“Well, I get you, bro. But the fact that someone appeared on a reality show doesn’t make them less intelligent than others Secondly, they are influencers now, and have a massive impact on the youths. There’s really nothing wrong in handing them positions if they are qualified.”