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Top Instagram Comedians Including Woli Agba, Goroso Ekiti, Taooma, Josh2funny, Others Visits Vice President Of Nigeria

by Sanusi Oluwasegun

The  promoter of Nigeria Skits Industry Awards (NSIA), Hon. Bimbo Daramola led few skits makers to the office of the Vice President of Nigeria. During the visit, the promoter described the VP as a man of the youths.

Comedians including Maryam Apaokagi, popularly known as Taooma; Josh Alfred (Josh2funny); Ayo Ajewole (Woli Agba); Adebamiro Adeyanju (Mr. Hyenana), Adeoye Adeyemi Elesho (Yemi Elesho), and some others were present at the visit.

The VP noted that Nigeria is blessed with so much talent and a lot must be done to enable these talents, and also set realistic goals that can enable the talents Nigeria posses to flourish. He also stated that Nigeria comedians are the funniest globally.

Prof. Osinbajo urged the young skit comedians to use their huge following on social media and on the Internet to promote issues for social good and impact, stating that, “everyone with a large following also has a responsibility to draw attention to these issues.”

The Vice President also addressed a couple of issues that was raised by the youths, including the Twitter ban, the harassment of youths by the police and law enforcement officers and the need to improve the country’s public education system.

On the issue of public education, Osinbajo noted how the FG, through the National Economic Council (NEC), is working in collaboration with state governments to improve public education, including primary and secondary schools which fall under the auspices of state governments.

The VP noted that the Federal Government is already making efforts to address these issues, including resolving the Twitter ban, ensuring that young Nigerians and all Nigerians are protected and their rights respected by law enforcement officers.

Among efforts of government to ensure police reforms, through the mandate of the National Economic Council (NEC), which the VP chairs, state judicial panels were established nationwide to address issues of police brutality and extrajudicial killings, while also providing compensation to victims.

In his remarks, Hon. Daramola thanked the Vice President for receiving the delegation, noting that Prof Osinbajo identified with young people. He described the VP as a man of the youths.

“Your Excellency, this visit shows that you have a heart for young people, and you have changed the dynamic to show government listens to the youths,” he said.

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