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Entertainment of Monday, 20 November 2023


'I grew up hearing Nigeria will be better and I'm now in my 50s' - AY Makun bemoans

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Nigerian comedian, actor, and producer Richard Ayodeji Makun best known by his stage as AY has bemoaned the current hardships in Nigeria.

In a statement on his Instagram page, the comedian said that although he grew up hearing that Nigeria will be better, things are actually growing worse in the country now that he is in his fifties.

The more things seem to change, the more they stay the same, leading him to wonder what sort of Groundhog Day existence people live in in Nigeria .

AY went on to ask how many people make enough money to meet their basic requirements.

He wrote: “Nigeria go better us what one grew up hearing. I’m still hearing it in my fifties. What kind of Groundhog Day existence do we live in in this country though? The more things seem to change, they remain the same.

"How many of us do have wages more than sufficient enough to cover the bare cost of living in Nigeria?”.

The post garnered numerous reactions from social media users as many took to his comments ection to also air their views.

Read some comments here

dj_dougzee: "Everyone is scared of revolution …. Freedom is not free… if you all not ready for revolution .. i think is time to stop complaining"

ijeomaiduh: "AY you too dey cry?"

nasazil_: "Some people think they can spite you by choosing an incompetent leader. We all dey inside"

_bankyrichy_: "To be honest I made money this year towards the beginning of the year but right now I can't account for them everything just boom the cost of living and responsibilities has rip it all"

fertility_matterz: "hey aren’t United so nothing can be done and that’s the politicians power. Divide them and rule."

josh_alvinn: "That’s why we have comedians like you guys!!
You people make us forget how hard the country is with una jokes na"