“I’m not a Nigerian. I was paid to protest” – African-American man confesses
An African-American man in a video making rounds has confessed that he was paid five hundred US dollars ($500) to join the Pro-Buhari protest held in New York.
Recall that there was a Pro-Buhari protest in New York city, as the President will be addressing the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, tomorrow, 24th September, 2021. The Buhari supporters organised the counter protest against the Yoruba Nation agitators – who staged a “Million-Man Freedom March” on the 14th and 15th of September opposite the United Nations Headquarters.
The Yoruba Nation agitators protest was organised by the Nigerian Indigenous Nationalities Alliance for Self-Determination (NINAS). However, In a video shared by a US based journalist, Jackson Udeh, the African-American man openly confessed that he is not from Nigeria and he doesn’t even have a clearer picture of what exactly is happening in Nigeria. Adding that he was paid to join the protest.
“This is protesting for Nigeria”, the African-American said when asked why he is holding a placard written “Nigerian Christian not Targets of Genocide or Ethnic Cleansing”. Continuing, he said; “If anybody is black, I’ll protest for them. Let me tell you something, me, I protest for everybody. I don’t care if it’s white, black, I protest to help everybody”, there is a lot of information going round here and a lot of people are twisting it.”