A call by Bashir El-Rufai, son of Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State on Governor Okeize Ikpeazu to fix the roads in Aba has set many people from within and outside Abia State into a frenzy.
The call by Bashir, a very active twitter user received sharp reactions from with a number of twitter users also calling out his father over the killings in Southern Kaduna.
Some twitter users from the Southeast nevertheless lamented with regret that the challenges of Governor Okeize Ikpeazu in keeping Abia clean had deteriorated to the extent that Bashir would be calling out their governor.
Many twitter users also called out the commissioner for environment wondering whether the state had someone in that office.
The stage for the trend started after Bashir had posted the picture of a heavily flooded road leading to the main market in Aba asking the governor to address the situation.
The tweet was followed with responses from some who questioned the temerity of Bashir speaking out when a genocide was going on in Southern Kaduna.
However, some put the twitter fight with Bashir aside to confront what they described as the leadership challenges of Governor Ikpeazu.
News gathered some of the tweets.
Replying to her, Bashir tweeted back thus:
Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother’s eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye? Please rest! — zIcHaT (@Johykabuk) July 30, 2020
Abia state doesn’t have a single overhead bridge. While Ebonyi has built over 4 in less than 5 years, Abia is still building one since 2015 in Osisioma. Ikpeazu be living his name. Is Abia cursed????? pic.twitter.com/9qXOiYC66R — La Positìve (@PaulPositive4) August 1, 2020
I’m from isuikwuato loco government in ABIA state, you don’t wanna know what my place looks like. There’s a very big Erosion dividing my village and my maternal home, it’s been there since I was little, it is still there up till now. ABIA IS ROTTEN ABIA IS ROTTEN pic.twitter.com/gL1k4xDyzF — Agụ Nwanyị. (Ònye Isuikwuato) (@Thickerbody_08) August 1, 2020
It’s so bad no one can defend Abia state, even those working with the governor! It’s a pathetic sight to behold that an oil state is undergoing this much rot in infrastructural developments — Mazi Chuks 30Billion OT (@oti_pr) August 1, 2020
Abia State governor should learn a thing from Akeredolu, since the Abia market in frame 1 derives a lot of revenue for the state. The popular Ilesha Garage Market for autoparts in Ondo used to have such swampy profile during raining season. Aketi fixed it in 3 months pic.twitter.com/64nhMe0Rn7 — ᴏᴍᴀsᴏʀᴏ ᴀʟɪ ᴏᴠɪᴇ™☤ (@OvieSheikh) July 30, 2020