Nigerian foremost comedian, Okey ‘Bakassi’ McAnthony, is really one talented guy who knows what to say at any point in time to bring out the humour in even the direst of situations.
In the face of the biting fuel scarcity that has hit most Nigerian cities, the one-time Special Assistant on Entertainment to Imo State Governor, Ikedi Ohakim, has come out with a hilarious take on the crisis that led to the fuel shortage.
Remember the brouhaha that was caused when the suspended Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi accused the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC of diverting $20 billion and other missing funds.
This is the comical take on the fuel predicament by Okey Bakassi on his Twitter handle:
Please forgive me and other Nigerians for helping you look for your missing $20billion instead of minding our 'own business '.
We were misled by the following :
1. Sanusi: who said "your money " was missing when you, "the owner" has not said "your money" is missing.
2. APC: who said the money must be accounted for when you "the owner " is not complaining.
3. House of Representatives: who said you should account for all your income since the past 5 years.
Now that you're angry with us and we have felt your anger in the petrol stations around the country (fuel scarcity), the 3 groups that put us in this problem with you have not said anything and don't have any alternative.
We have no other choice but to ask you for forgiveness. Please give us fuel. You are aware that your sister, PHCN, is also angry with us for how she was sold and has since refused to give us power.
My fear is that if you don't do something urgent now that our brothers in the north are still busy killing people, our brothers in the south may use the small fuel left in their homes to set a few "things" ablaze and Fire Services don't even have fuel and water to respond.
We promise not to ask you about "your missing money" again if you can resume fuel supply. God is watching all of us oh!
This is classic, you will say.