Nigerians on Twitter have slammed former minister of petroleum assets Diezani Alison-Madueke over her remark on net fraudsters acknowledged as “Yahoo Yahoo boys”.
The former minister stated at a digital tournament organised by means of Ijaw National Development Group that “Yahoo Yahoo boys” are revered in the society.
Footages from the match had been posted to Twitter via Jackson Ude, the writer of Point Blank News.
“The ones that have swag, the Yahoo Yahoo boys, as my son would say; these in short, are the function fashions they are searching at. These are the ones that give a boost to terrible societal norms and values,” Diezani said.
“This is a travesty of an unfolding tragedy for us. Why have I spent time speaking about fatherless residences and the have an impact on it has on our children? The reality of the count number is that an irresponsible boy tends to grow to be an irresponsible man and it is, therefore, a vicious cycle. If you plant yam, you can’t harvest plantain.”
Diezani who is presently dealing with allegations of bribery and cash laundering in London and Nigeria highlighted the significance of mentorship for younger people, pronouncing solely tough work may want to assurance success.
Although the long-running British probe into Diezani has but to yield any charges, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has pending corruption prices in opposition to her.
Some of the houses linked to her have been forfeited to the Nigerian authorities whilst the these days Suspended EFCC chairman Ibrahim Magu in February stated she allegedly stole so a great deal cash that she wished to be extradited to the u . s . to return them all.
Nigerians on Twitter, however, nicknamed Diezani “Hush Mummy”, a title derived from the alias of a famous Nigerian fraudster Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, popularly recognized as Huspuppi.
Hushpuppi used to be arrested previously in June alongside with Olalekan Jacob Ponle, additionally acknowledged as Woodberry and 10 others.
The gang used to be accountable for Dh1.6 billion (about N169 billion) fraud involving over 1.9 million victims. Items really worth N15.845 billion (Dh a hundred and fifty million) had been additionally seized.