Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, a former Minister of Petroleum Sources, has lamented that web fraudsters, popularly often known as Yahoo Boys, have grow to be function fashions in Nigerian society.
The previous mentioned this on the weekend whereas delivering a lecture at a digital occasion organised by the Ijaw Nationwide Improvement Group.
The previous minister mentioned, “Those which have swag, the Yahoo Yahoo boys as my son would say; these in brief, are the function fashions they’re . These are those that reinforce damaging societal norms and values”.
Diezani warned that the brand new development is a travesty of an unfolding tragedy for the nation, including that an irresponsible boy will definitely grow to be an irresponsible man.
Diezani mentioned there are not any shortcuts to progressing in life, including that solely exhausting work may assure success.
“It impacts not solely our properties and our cultural and conventional values and construction but it surely permeates the very power of our regional financial system as nicely.
“The constant exhausting work and psychological vigour wanted to construct a strong regional financial base within the Niger Delta turns into fully eroded,” she acknowledged.
— Nwachukwu John Owen (@johnowen99) August 9, 2020