Photos: Buhari popularity on social media sponsored – Reno Omokri
The Special Assistant to President Goodluck Jonathan on New Media, Reno Omokri has faulted the popularity of a former dictator and presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari on social media.
He argued that the popularity of Buhari on social media was bought through sponsored posts, stressing that it is a cheap way of getting followership. He also shared a post on his twitter handle to corroborate his argument.
“It shows the level of hypocrisy and deceit. Anybody can grow followership with adverts but a true proof of popularity on social media should be organic. The almost two million followers of President Goodluck Jonathan are organic, a show of the love of Nigerians for him and his administration,” he said.
Omokri noted that it is wrong to compare the popularity of President Jonathan on social media with that of Buhari. “There is no basis to compare the two because they are miles apart. President Jonathan enjoys the support of Nigerians as evident by the millions of Nigerians that follow his official Facebook account, Goodluck Jonathan. The number of likes, comments and shares of his posts is commendable. I am not sure that Buhari has up to 60,000 likes on Facebook with the money spent so far by his camp to boost his popularity on social media.”
President Jonathan is verified on Facebook where he has a following of 1,740,124 while Buhari is not verified and has 51,536 followers on Facebook.
Omokri also said that Nigerians should have a careful look at APC governor states as they are heavily indebted
” As elections draw closer, you’ll hear all sorts of desperate and outlandish accusations from the APC. Please ignore the accusers of the brethren.
Take time to investigate how heavily indebted the so called ‘progressive states’ are and you will understand their desperation for 2015!
Its too late for APC sympathizers to attack the same man (Babangida) their leaders once praised just because he endorsed Jonathan.
They spend their time hurling insults and accusation on the President while he spends his campaigning. Then when he wins they shout rigging!
The Presidential aide reminded that though Buhari, who he referred to as a “perennial presidential candidate” said GEJ has failed yet the ONLY Federal Varsity & Almajiri schools in his state where built by Jonathan!
“They say he was in power for only 20 months so don’t compare. In his first 20 months Jonathan built 9 universities and 50 Almajiri schools
As they enjoy the PH-Enugu Jonathan train for only N650, I just picture Rivers people laughing at any governor calling Jonathan a failure!” He added