Ooni Laments Interest In BBNaija Instead Of Governance and Other Important Issues

Ooni of Ife Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi has lamented youths channel energies into #BBNaija than profitable things.


By Olaitan Ganiu


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He was concerned that reports on the reality TV show attracts more interest from youths than governance, elections and other important national issues.

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He spoke while addressing members of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) in commemoration of the International Youth Day.

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According to him: “In the last general elections, the total number of votes cast was around 27 million while over 170 million people voted during the 2019 Big Brother Naija reality show.

“This is a practical reality of who Nigerian youths are and where our priorities lie as Nigerian youths…

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“Instead of BBNaija why not plan a show, which will be called The Big Nigeria Reality Show?”

He added: “The funny side in all of these is that we still go to bed, have a good sleep and wake up with the hope to meet a Nigeria we didn’t create. Nigerian Youths!

“Unfortunately, every time I talk about this kind of attitude, everyone just laughs and moves on. What kind of nation are we building? What kind of Nigerian youths are we?”

[The Nation]

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