I’m the reason the $ is now N1,700 and counting – Basketmouth

Popular comedian Basketmouth speaks on being the reason for inflation and other ongoing problems in the country.

The stand-up comic was recently blasted by a netizen on X who claimed that Basketmouth is part of the problem in Nigeria.

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Basketmouth. Photo source: Instagram.

He stated that rather than come out to vote on Elections Day, the comedian had instead fixed a show for that day.

“Did Basketmouth vote for good governance on election day? Basketmouth that had a show slated for 25th Feb 2023. He is part of Nigeria’s problem,” the tweep wrote.

In reaction, Basketmouth admitted to being the reason behind the problems. Amongst others, he admitted that the reason dollar is exchanged at 1,700 naira.

“Oh yes!!! I guess I am really the problem!!
I’m the reason the $ is now N1,700 and counting.
I’m the one that keeps collapsing the power grid.
I’m the reason the refineries don’t work.
I’m the snake that swallowed $100,000.
I guess i am the one.” Basketmouth wrote.

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