A former Presidential aide, Reno Omokri has slammed a former Minister of Education, Obiageli Ezekwesili, over a comment she made on the alleged planned car gift by the leadership of the National Assembly for its members.
Omokri while berating Ezkwesili for her comment via a post on his X handle on Wednesday, alleged that the former minister is more corrupt than the lawmakers she condemned.
According to him, Ezekwesili was accused of corruption by her political party while she was contesting for the position of president in the 2019 election in Nigeria.
Omokri who alleged that the former minister’s party demanded an audit on the donations she received during her failed presidential campaign, asked if she had published the account up till today.
Premium Politics reported earlier that Ezekwesili had through a post on her X handle on Tuesday, said most of the lawmakers felt they deserved a lavish lifestyle paid for, by the poor public treasury of a country they mismanaged because they manipulated their way into public office.
She however warned that “their constant mischief and recklessness have an expiry date and they will hasten it with their antics.”
She said, “Crass behaviour all year round from an irresponsible political class.
“Just because most of you rigged yourselves into public office @nassnigeria, you feel entitled to an indulgent life funded by the miserable public treasury of a country you badly govern, with the majority poor people barely eking out a living.
“There’s a sell-by-date for this recurring rascality and make no mistakes, you all will bring that date forward with your shenanigans.
“Incorrigible bunch of lawbreakers,” she added.
Reacting to her, Omokri said “Oby Ezekwesili is today blasting the House of Representatives over the SUVs they bought for members.
“She wants more transparency in government. Has @obyezeks been transparent about the donations she received from Nigerians over her failed Presidential campaign?
“Has she published her audited accounts? She was accused by her party of corruptly misappropriating the donations. Or does she think we have forgotten?
“Should Oby not lead by example and first tell Nigerians how she spent money donated to her, before pointing at the Representatives who have at least been straightforward about how much they spent and where the money came from?