We Love Olajumoke, But She Better Not Get Her Card Before Us

February 18, 2016

It’s been just over 2 weeks since Olajumoke’s life has drastically changed for the better.

Stunning!

And the beautiful mother of two’s story has been everywhere.

Raking in contracts and endorsements.

And even becoming a motivational speaker…

From making that bread to getting that bread na! *$$$$*

And today National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) decided that we should all be like Olajumoke..

Heh!

And Nigerians are not having any of this at all!

Those of us that were smart and walked in 3 years ago nko?

@nimc_ng I was smart and walked into your centre 3yrs ago.Still card not ready.Why? Because I’m an ordinary citizen I suppose. #Spits

— clement afo (@Drclemzz) February 18, 2016

And the rest of us don’t deserve our picture taken?

????”@TosinOlugbenga: @nimc_ng Why didn’t you take picture with me when I came and put it online… Na wa for you o

— slim (@slimTee09) February 18, 2016

In fact, some Nigerians brought receipts!

@nimc_ng I enrolled since 2014, till now no temporary slip to check d card status and no permanent card. ??? pic.twitter.com/MjOFjwt1Fh

— AMoore (@ahmedaliu55) February 18, 2016

Some people enrolled since 2012!

@nimc_ng I enrolled for mine since 2012 but yet to get the permanent card.

— FADEYI OLAYINKA (@fadeyiolayinka) February 18, 2016

Even 2003!

Look at these bastards @nimc_ng tryna jump on the Olajumoke bandwagon for a cheap pop when my Pops hasn’t gotten ID he reg’d for in 2003

— K’obi (@Mhagayr) February 18, 2016

Some valid points were made.

@nimc_ng Pls respect ur work and allow us hear word e say be like her, if she came 2months ago u’ll not be saying and posting a pic

— hadiza potts (@hadizahm) February 18, 2016

And Nigerians accused NIMC of doing busy body work LOL!

@Mr_ThankGod @nimc_ng

Don’t mind them joor, busy bodies. Instead of doing their work, they are busy doing Olajumoke. Awon gbeborun. — Deji Teye (@mydeji247) February 18, 2016

And eye-service too.

@nimc_ng you people should stop this eye service and handover our permanent cards… since 2012… I hail una oo

— Ezeh lily (@Ogeh2011) February 18, 2016

This man has requested a centre in his area, so he too can walk in ‘unsolicited’ of course..

ypu have no center in my area to walk into unsolicited o. Fix that! @nimc_ng

— ♜’Seyifunmi♜ (@Im_a_MARVEL) February 18, 2016

People are getting fed up of companies using Olajumoke to promote EVERYTHING.

@fadeyiolayinka @nimc_ng

Olajumoke went to do biometric, dem dey announce. Very soon if She they go pooh-pooh-pooh, they’ll follow her. — Deji Teye (@mydeji247) February 18, 2016

As expected, NIMC denied all these allegations and said it’s ‘unusual’ to not receive your ID card on time..

@ahmedaliu55 That is unusual, pls send a DM with your full name, date of birth and phone number as entered when you enrolled.

— NIMC (@nimc_ng) February 18, 2016

But sha all we smell are lies..

And Nigerians do too.

@nimc_ng Get serious. ..you are a national agency that has let people down…stop pandering and get proper work done

— Olufemi AWOYEMI (@OlufemiAwoyemi) February 18, 2016 GBAM!

We love Olajumoke and her story is touching and amazing but we can’t help but feel that some people are not as well-intentioned as they claim. We wish Olajumoke a bright future sha.

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