Former minister of petroleum resources Diezani Alison-Madueke has received backlash over her comment on internet fraudsters known as “Yahoo Yahoo boys”.
The former minister said at a virtual event organised by Ijaw National Development Group that “Yahoo Yahoo Boys” are respected in the society.
Footage from the event were posted to Twitter by Jackson Ude, the publisher of Point Blank News.
Former Petroleum Minister, Dieziani Alison-Madueke, Speaking on Fatherhood, and making a case for Ijaw Women’s voice to heard, praised GEJ for the numbers of women during his administration. Pt 4 pic.twitter.com/1LCNDgoYbT
— Jackson Ude (@jacksonpbn) August 9, 2020
Singer Charly Boy has joined the long list of Nigerians calling the ex minister out over her ‘Yahoo boys’ comments.
Area Fada on his Twitter page, compared Alison with Hushpuppi.
Fine face of a fine thief. Diezani dey lament of societal values that have now made Yahoo Yahoo boys role models in the Nigerian society.
Can you imagine HushMummy forming righteousness?
See tweet below:
Fine Face of a Fine Thief.
Diezani dey lament the lack of societal values that have now made Yahoo Yahoo boys role models in the Nigerian society.
Can you imagine.
HushMummy forming righteousness.😡😡😡😭😭 pic.twitter.com/gcMRXcNePS
— Charly Boy Area Fada 1 (@AreaFada1) August 10, 2020