Former New Media aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri, has condemned Presidency’s announcement of approval for overseas treatment of ailing ex-Vice President Alex Ekwueme.
In a post on his Facebook page, Omokri said there was nothing extraordinary about the gesture that should warrant the publicity the approval had generated.
The former presidential spokesperson noted that sending Ekwueme abroad for treatment is part of his entitlement as a former Vice President and should not be used to score cheap political points.
He also said Jonathan did not announce when he bought a bullet proof car for President Muhammadu Buhari.
Omokri wrote: ”Treatment abroad is a right of an ex-vice President. President Muhammadu Buhari didn’t do Ekwueme a favour.
”President Goodluck Jonathan purchased bulletproof vehicles for Buhari without announcing it
”It is only a petty and shallow administration eager to score cheap political points with a sick man’s health that announces that the President has given the man his due.”