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Citizens React As Reps Begin Distribution Of Exotic Cars


Report says, the House of Representatives has begun the delivery of Toyota Camry 2020 model cars for members as official cars, also known as utility vehicles.

Chairman of the Committee on House Services, Mr. Wale Raji, confirmed delivery of the cars but declined further enquires from the newsmen.

Meanwhile, Some lawmaker who spoke with the newsmen said they are yet to receive vehicles delivered in “the first batch.”

A source who pleaded anonymity said “I was told 100 have already arrived and they are sharing them to new members who are not chairmen and deputy chairmen (of committees). The next batch will be for returning (ranking) members who are neither chairmen nor deputy chairmen. The last batch will go to ranking member with appointments.”

He added that, "400 saloon cars would be allocated to each of the 360 members and some top management staff, Chiefs of Staff to the (two) presiding officers as well as some of their special advisers and assistants".

 As the house kept mum on the cost of each unit a research on the website of Toyota revealed that each of the vehicles cost between US$25,000 to US $35,000, excluding the cost of shipping and custom duties.

Nigerians have however expressed dissatisfaction concerning this development stating that the currently is currently battling with coronavirus that have wrecked havoc globally and the house of Rep are busy distributing cars...

Checkout some of the reactions on social media;

"Peeps that Jack Ma Helped are buying Exotic Cars.... Is it not shameful?"

"It's high time we opened our eyes in this country. 
Those who fight over parties can see the report did not say APC or PDP reps. It only said "Reps" 
We as a people should learn to speak truth to power at all times. Good governance does not have a party.
We are finished. Finito"

"March 25, 2020: FEC Nigeria & @OfficialAPCNg basically commandeered items donated by @JackMa for themselves & their families & left Nigerians to their fate.
March 27, 2020: House Members share exotic cars while Nigerians suffer at home from #Covid19 lockdown.

"They didn't mention any particular Political Party, Religion or Tribe,they called them reps.Let's stop fools ourselves.We the Nigerians should always put aside all these categories or criteria whenever we want to evaluate issues"

"And one goat said we should have empathy for them. They have no conscience nor sympathy for the masses, I don't have any empathy for them. I wish them whatever they wish the poor masses".

"Hope the 'exotic cars' are equipped with anti coronavirus device. Beasts of no nation!"

"400cars within price range $25,000 to $35,000 and I'm suppose to have empathy for these ones?? Okay".

"It's not about them... The joke is on us, they know we are docile, they know we won't do anything but rant on social media... If we were ready for them,  they won't try it,  but we are not ready"

"Yes my brother we still dey smile with all this brother them wey dey use our future dey play with us man. Forget anything if we change am for them dey go know how far"    

It would be recalled that, the country is currently battling with the novel coronavirus as just yesterday the total positive cases hit 65 while the FG are in search of over 4000 people who might have been exposed to the virus.

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