Monday, 9 March 2015

Nigerians on Twitter 'swallow' Doyin Okupe for saying the country cannot afford brand new trains

Presidential aide Doyin Okupe will be regretting his utterances right now after saying that Nigeria cannot have brand new trains because our economy cannot support it. Answering a question In an interview with Adeola Fayehun of Sahara TV, on why trains seen in Nigeria are looking very Locomotive compared to the ones in America. Okupe who seemed not to really have a clue, replied the interviewer ... "Forget it. We are not America. You cannot have brand new trains because the economy cannot support that."he said  Asked why Nigeria economy cannot support the purchase of brand new trains since we have been quoted as the largest economy in Africa, Dr Okupe only said; "We are the largest market. We are the largest economy" and the video fades out.    Nigerians are however not taking the statement lightly with Okupe. See the reaction of disappointed Nigerians below...

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