Nigerians React To Senate’s N4.7 billion Toyota, Mercedes Benz Bonanza

Sequel to a Premium Times publication of an almost clandestine move by the Nigerian Senate to purchase 120  units of Totoya Land Cruiser SUVs for it’s members as well as a Mercedes Benz S600 luxury Sedan car and other utility vehicles for Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Nigerians are expressing their outrage on social media.
Comments monitored on different mediums where the article was posted show a universal rebuke by Nigerian citizens against the selfish plans by the ruling elite. Nigerians are currently experiencing harsh economic conditions brought about by years of economic mismanagement and political thievery.
Some of the stand-out comments highlighted are as follows:
Enemona said This is one of the reasons those criminals wanted to gag online press.
Onike said What did we do to offend these people? Haba.
Ibrahim Idris said We know nigerian senators are not servant leaders rather they are there to serve their pockets, if not cos of their madness thinking our country is currently facing economic meltdown but nothing mind them, their main target is to steal our money and buy expensive vehicles. God will punish u all.
Adedeji Waheed said Having Saraki as our senate president will surely slow down the war against corruption that president Buhari is fighting but the problem lies on the suprime court who grant him a relief from CCT that is probing him if the senate use big money like that to buy cars for saraki and others how are they going to fight corruption?
Ismaila Saidu said Are we back in the Ken Nnamani days, when the national assembly wanted to buy 4 expensive Lexus bullet-proof salon cars for the SP, DSP, Speaker HR and DSHR. 1 of the said cars then costs more than G. Bush’s and T. Blairs’s rover limousines combined(THE MEWS MAGAZINE). What a dangerous move!
Deji Michael said If truly there is cash crunch Buhari will nt be proposing 6trn as 2016 budget
Muhammad Sani said Jonathan approved 400m to buy new cars for president Buhari but on assuming office Buhari cancelled the approval and agreed to use the ones he inherited from Jonathan.
Emmanuel James said i know apc members and other parties including pdp are involved in this but some people will still come here to paint pdp as evil and apc as saint. this clearly shows that both pdp and apc are corrupt
Megbeach Ernest said APC and buhari has decived nigerians.there is no difference in actions and deeds of what they accused PDP.
Gandoki said Biafra people should shut up because saraki is not doing this alone both Igbo Yoruba and Hausa are passing votes of confidence for this corrupt senate president ..
Dadubule said Cash crunch, naira devaluation, oil price falls has nothing to do with income and expenses of senators , its only common people and poor mases will sufer that.
Read the article on the N4.7 billion Senate car bonanza on Premium Times.