The Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh, caused a stir online a few hours ago after a video of him surfaced which saw him saying some Nigerians have British Airways help bring down pizza’s ordered from London to Nigeria.
In his words;
“Do you know, sir, that there are Nigerians who use their cellphones to import pizza from London? They buy in London and bring it on British Airways in the morning to pick up at the airport,” he said.
“It is a very annoying situation and we have to move a lot faster in cutting down some of these things,” Mr Ogbeh said.
The minister continued saying;
“Toothpick every year costs us $18 million; tomato paste costs us $400 million. Meanwhile, a basket of tomatoes is less than N2,000,” he said.
“The farmers are losing money because the processors do not have enough funds to set up factories,” he said.
“Two factories have started off. I am sure by the end of next year we can comfortably tell the importers of tomato paste to stop,” he said.
Nigerians have since taken to social media to react to this latest information and yes, some comments were hilarious.
Incase you woke up to see British Airways trending, Panic North!
It is only because our Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh said there are Nigerians who use their smartphone to order pizza from London, then British Airways delivers it to Nigeria 😂😂pic.twitter.com/e9eWjnQOem
— Prof. Yinka (@GalacticoNG) March 28, 2019
Dominos out there like “ after all the buy one get one free” promo we do, y’all still order Pizza from London and get British airways to deliver it to Nigeria ???
— Mazi Ibe (@I_pissVodka) March 28, 2019
How President @MBuhari’s minister of agriculture can expect us to believe Nigerians now order pizza from London, beats me. Dont forget this is the same man who wanted to import grass from Brazil for Nigerian cows. Why are we cursed with such comedians as leaders? #RenosDarts
— Reno Omokri (@renoomokri) March 27, 2019
Minister Ogbe has cause wahala now
People will now be telling people coming back from London
"Buy Pizza o"
The way we tell folks from Abuja to buy kilishi
— Tunji Andrews (@TunjiAndrews) March 27, 2019
All my guys are ballers, we'll soon be buying pizza from London.
— Toaster ♨ (@Who_is_Saif) March 27, 2019
Which one of you slay queens has been importing pizza from London??? Lmao!!! Because of you people now, our useless government will think we are all ballers!!!
— Earthenware (@EarthenwareJ) March 28, 2019
But what's annoying about using cellphone to order Pizza from London? Were any laws broken? You want to ban something?
— Sam Hart (@hartng) March 27, 2019
Turns out there is an Android app that allows you order Pizza from London via British Airways, y'all should apologise to the honorable Minister Audu Ogbeh for defamation of character.😁
Design by me.
Cc @iTooD0 and @renoomokri pic.twitter.com/KWrj7zUYwP
— The Enigma (@adedoyinbetiku) March 28, 2019
People with BSc NURTW will never say Nigerians are ordering Pizza from London.
— Opeyemi Babalola (@CACCOT1) March 28, 2019
So you people’s Minister of Agriculture said that Nigerians import pizza from London? What a wow
— Mubarak (@MubarakUsman9) March 27, 2019
So you people import pizza from London to Nigeria with your mobile phones.
Wow you people’s Ye is definitely different from mine.
— Mazi Ibe (@I_pissVodka) March 28, 2019
What did i hear about Nigerians using their cellphones to order #Pizza from london😂😁
— S. J. Madaki, Esq. (@madaxj) March 28, 2019
— Gimba Kakanda (@gimbakakanda) March 28, 2019
My pizza for today just arrived Nigeria from London, and British Airways is set to deliver it to my door step.
Who is interested? pic.twitter.com/3WLA85qe0y
— Paul Olarewaju (@Consecratedp) March 28, 2019
If you can order pizza from London through British Airways and pay delivery fee….please, order perfume within Nigeria too and pay delivery fee. #eSCENTrik
— eSCENTrik Lady (@eSCENTrik) March 28, 2019
Patiently waiting for my pizza delivery from London pic.twitter.com/tAmuf3Dfwm
— S.O (@MistaSeun) March 28, 2019
When Dominos pisses you off so you order Pizza from London to teach them a lesson 😭
— F A I T H (@friendlysars_) March 28, 2019
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