Renowned Nigerian comedian, actor, and producer Ayo Makun, popularly known as AY, took to his Instagram page to express his lamentations about the current state of affairs in Nigeria. In his post, AY reflected on growing up with the hope that Nigeria would get better, only to find himself in his fifties witnessing a worsening situation.
AY pondered the seemingly repetitive nature of life in the country, emphasizing that despite the passage of time, things remain unchanged. He questioned the adequacy of wages for many to cover the basic cost of living in Nigeria.
“Nigeria go better” is a phrase he grew up hearing, and despite reaching his fifties, the anticipated positive change seems elusive. AY’s post sparked a wave of agreement and shared frustrations from his followers in the comment section.
See his post below ;
Concerns were raised about the increasing cost of living, with individuals reminiscing about a time when basic necessities were more affordable. Some expressed the need for a revolution, stating the challenges faced by an average person to meet daily needs.
AY’s sentiments echoed those of his wife, Mabel Makun, and other public figures, including singer Paul Okoye, who have recently shared their concerns about the economic challenges facing the country. The rising costs, inflation, and challenges in various sectors have fueled a collective lamentation among Nigerians.
As AY’s post echoed with many, it reflects the shared frustrations and growing anxieties about the economic state of Nigeria. The discussion surrounding the country’s future continues, with citizens expressing a desire for positive change and tangible improvements in their daily lives.