Renowned Nigerian musician Paul Okoye, who is famously known as Rudeboy and is one-half of the iconic music duo, P-Square, has recently spoken out about the current state of living expenses in Nigeria, with a particular emphasis on the effects of the new political administration. Rudeboy was a vocal personality leading to the buildup of the elections as he advocated for the selection of Mr Peter Obi over incumbent leader Bola Tinubu.
In his statements, the acclaimed ‘Reason With Me’ singer highlighted that there had been a significant surge in the cost of food items and other necessities, leading to a rise in the general cost of living in the country. These concerns reflect the ongoing challenges many Nigerians face as they navigate these tough economic times.
Through his official Twitter account on Thursday, the renowned artist warned the Nigerian populace, urging them to brace themselves for an imminent and significant surge in the cost of living. According to the singer, this is only the beginning of what appears to be a long and tumultuous period of financial hardship for the country. As such, citizens should take proactive measures to mitigate the potential negative impact on their livelihoods. He wrote,
“Dear Nigerians how market?
“Una don hear? The cost of living and foodstuffs don skyrocket.