Mr Macaroni, the Nigerian actor and comedian, says he is disappointed in Yemi Osinbajo, the vice-president, over his performance in government since 2015.

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The entertainer was reacting to the recent attack on the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) by suspected bandits and the widespread insecurity in the country.

The gunmen had broken into the academy in the early hours of Tuesday and killed two officers while others were also abducted during the attack.

In a flurry of Twitter posts on Wednesday, Mr Macaroni said the incident further highlighted the failure of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration to tackle insecurity in the country.

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The comedian said he had high hopes that Osinbajo would bring about positive change in the country’s socio-political landscape in 2015.

He also recalled how he struggled to present a portrait of the vice-president to him shortly after he was elected because of his belief in his personality.

Macaroni, who had once asked Buhari to resign over insecurity, said happenings in the country since Osinbajo came into power, have demonstrated his “incompetence” in fostering positive change.

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“I remember how I struggled to present this to the Vice-President during my time as SUG President.. he just assumed office then. And with all I read and heard about him, I said the Professor will definitely make us proud. But now they said his hands are tied…,” he wrote.

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The entertainer also called out those who often defend the vice-president against criticisms on the ground that his position does not give him the needed power to work as expected.

“Those defending the vice-president always admit that the government is incompetent. They claim that as much as the VP wants to make things work, he has no power to. Are we not all saying the same thing? That the government is a failure. E pele. Must be a tough job,” he added.

“If you like spread lies about me. It doesn’t change the fact that this government is incompetent and reprehensible!! And no, the vice-president is not an exception. As a matter of fact, he is the number two citizen in the country. Fix the nation!!! That’s all we ask for.

“Saying it one more time for emphasis!!! The present government is a failure and the vice-president is not an exception! Terrorists are being pampered and forgiven while innocent citizens are being targeted, threatened and even killed. The govt must do better!!!”

He added that it is unfortunate that the current administration appeared helpless in combating insecurity despite its strong criticisms of the Goodluck Jonathan administration for a similar issue.

“I sometimes go back to watch videos of how President Buhari heavily criticized GEJ on Insecurity. President Buhari rode into office as per the savior. A man of integrity. A general who will come into office and take control. I can’t even lie, I had high hopes. Look at us now..,” he added.

“The invasion of the NDA is a pointer to how emboldened Bandits and Terrorists have become in our Country. It is also a reality check. If the NDA can be attacked and military men kidnapped then who is safe in Nigeria?

“I’m just so tired of everything!!! Knowing that no one is safe in our own country is just so heartbreaking. Nigeria is so blessed yet the people suffer! Even in our struggle to survive, there is no security of loves and property.”



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