5 Times Donald Trump Has Behaved Like A Nigerian Politician

November 3, 2020

The US elections is holding today. But as Americans go out to the polls, it is easy to think Donald Trump is a version 2.0 of the average Nigerian politician – refined, composed and less tricky.

Well, we’re here to tell you “na lie“. Trump is just a Nigerian politician who stays in the abroad Nigerian politicians run to. You don’t believe us? See for yourself.

1. When He Said He won’t Leave Office Because of A “Ballot Scam”

Sounds like something Nyesom Wike can say.

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2. When He Suggested A Delay To The Election

Where do you wake up to go and cast your vote,. only to realise that the election has been postponed. Nigeria, and Trump’s America.

3. When He Won’t Commit To A Peaceful Transfer of Power

Even Goodluck Jonathan was kind enough to make the first call.

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4. When There Were Claims That He Planned To Steal The Election

LMAO. Maurice Iwu’s INEC, plis.

5. When He Mocked His Opponent

Which Lagos State governor called a press conference to say that his challenger was arrested for spending “fake American dollars”, and that his records are at the Gbagada General Hospital?

Hint.

With these few points of mine, I hope you can now realise that east or west, every politician is the worst.

Read: The 10 Stages of Becoming A Nigerian Politician


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