No doubt, 2016 was a year of numerous challenges for the leadership of Nigeria, especially given the public backlash President Muhammadu Buhari and his Ministers received for their, sometimes, strange decisions.
Below are some of the statements made by Buhari and his ministers that got Nigerians laughing so hard; and sometimes, angry.
1.) “Our U-23 team are suffering in the United States of NIGERIA. Who took them there? – Solomon Dalung
2.) “If…masquerade is well-packaged, it can provide employment in one week for more than 1000 young men” – Lai Mohammed
3.) “Recession is just a word’ – Kemi Adeosun
4.) “Oga is not happy” – Rotimi Amaechi
5.) “The funds spended were properly spended – Solomon Dalung
6.) “16 billion plus 6 billion = 24 billion” – Kemi Adeosun
7.) “Don’t forget that nobody even knew the team (Super Falcons) will emerge victorious.” – Solomon Dalung
8.) We can import grass for our cattle – Audu Ogbeh
9.) “I don’t know which party my wife belongs to, but she belongs to my kitchen and my living room and the other room.” – Buhari
10.) The economy has gone out of Buhari’s control – Lai Mohammed