Former vice president of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has been lambasted by a section of his fans on social media after he spoke against the fuel price hike of the current government.
He took to twitter to call the rise in tariffs as uncalled for and not deserving for the average Nigerian.
His tweet read:
I reject the increased electricity tariffs. Coming out of the lockdown, Nigerians need a stimulus, not an impetuous disregard for the challenges they face. Many Nigerians have not earned an income for months, due to no fault of theirs. This increase is ill-timed and ill-advised.
A twitter user identified as @olayeking reacted about the tweet and accused the Atiku government of doing worse things in their time.
He can’t lead a protest because his party spent 16billion dollars on electricity we can’t have access to…
See Tweet below: