10 worst quotes by Nigerian Celebrities

Words, like they say, are like eggs and when
broken, cannot be made whole again. No doubt,
the outgoing year 2013 has been eventful and has
also witnessed some trending events.
Some public figures, who should be very careful
of what they say in public, have said many rather
unfortunate words, which received widespread
criticisms. Some were reckless with what they
said in the heat of sad and difficult situations.
We have compiled 10 worst quotes uttered in
2013 by some Nigerian public figures. Enjoy.
10. “Come, sit on my laps and I will show you a
level of grace you do not understand.”–Pastor
Biodun Fatoyinbo of COZA. made the above
statement and was revealed by Ese Walter, who
alleged that the man of God slept with her hiding
under the grace of God. Fatoyinbo later disclosed
that he would react to the allegations when God
tells him to do so.
9. “God is a democrat, [he] does not support
rigging, but if you rig and succeed, that means
God approves of it.”
Governor Jonah Jang of Plateau State made this
statement during the NGF Chairmanship saga
with Governor Rotimi Amaechi, which he clearly
lost, but went ahead to parade himself as winner
of the election.
8. “I was not a tribalist when I had a long-
standing and intimate relationship with Miss
Bianca Onoh, an Igbo lady.”–Femi Fani-Kayode
during the Lagos deportation of Igbos to
Anambra State. He was later forced to retract the
statement when Bianca threatened him with a
lawsuit.
7. “Any academic (ASUU) staff who fails to
resume on or before December 4, 2013
automatically ceases to be a staff of the
institution and Vice-Chancellors are also directed
to advertise vacancies in their institutions.”–
Minister of Education, Nyesom Wike, in the
midst of the ASUU strike, which was only called
off some days ago.
6. “We have stolen billions of dollars, what did
you do? We steal because you never stoned us for
it.”–Governor Rotimi Amechi of Rivers State
while paying tribute to late Nelson Mandela, who
died on December 5, 2013.
5. “Yes, Patience Jonathan is my Jesus Christ”–
Evan Bipi, a member of the Rivers State House of
Assembly disclosed this during the Rivers House
brouhaha, which forced the National Assembly
to take over the state Assembly.
4. “We do not pray for accidents but it is
inevitable… we do everything to ensure that we
do not have accidents, but it is an act of God.”–
Stella Oduah, Minister of Aviation, while
addressing journalists three days after 16 people
died in the Associated Airlines crash, which was
conveying the corpse of Olusegun Agagu, a
former Aviation Minister and Governor of Osun
State.
3. “As the President, I don’t know him (Abu
Shekau, wanted Boko Haram leader) and [I]
don’t know if he is dead or alive; you journalists
will know more than us. You are the ones who
talk to Boko Haram.”–President Goodluck Ebele
Jonathan said this in a Presidential Media chat
in Abuja.
2. “I cannot categorically tell you one now…the
one we are going to make use of is going to be
made known by my oga at the top.”–Obafaiye
Shem, former Lagos State Commandant of the
Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps,
NSCDC, made this statement when asked to state
the website of NSCDC during an interview with
Channels TV.
1. “You are a widow, go and die.”–Governor
Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State told a widow
caught breaking the law in Benin City, the state
capital. He later apologised for the statement and
offered the poor widow N2 million and made her
his Special Assistant on Environment Matters

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