Atiku Abubakar, an Adamawa-born politician and Presidential hopeful, erased Facebook and Twitter messages criticising the execution of a Christian student accused of blasphemy by a mob in Sokoto state, comedian Mr Macaroni took to social media to denounce him.
Shortly after some Northerners threatened Atiku with votes ahead of the 2023 presidential election, the presidential candidate’s social media posts were deleted.
Atiku, on the other hand, explained that the initial post condemning Deborah’s assassination in Sokoto State was not his idea.
In response, Macaroni remarked that Atiku’s actions demonstrate that politicians do not care about the people. Politicians merely play to the gallery to win votes, he noted.
According to his tweet,
Atiku deleting the tweet condemning the gruesome murder of Deborah shows what we have been preaching this whole election season. Politicians don’t care for the people. They only play to the gallery when seeking for our votes. The people must see beyond these gimmicks…