Chairman of Nigeria’s Governors forum, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, has come under withering criticism from Nigerians on social media after he blamed fornication, disobedience to God for the renewed outbreak of meningitis disease in some parts of the country that has caused over 300 deaths.

Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari
Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari
Yari, on Tuesday, shortly after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, said People have turned away from God and he has promised that ‘if you do anyhow, you see anyhow’; that is just the cause of this outbreak as far as I am concerned.

“There is no way fornication will be so rampant and God will not send a disease that cannot be cured.”

“What we used to know as far as meningitis is concerned is the Type A virus.

“The World Health Organisation has carried out vaccinations against the Type A virus not just in Zamfara, but many other states.

“However, because people refused to stop their nefarious activities, God now decided to send the Type C virus, which has no vaccination.

“The most important thing is for our people to know that their relationship with God is not smooth. All they need to do is repent and everything will be alright,” he explained.



Reactions on Social Media


Lol, the man is a comedy. Meningitis a type C virus indeed, said Mustapha Issa on his Facebook commentary.


Adeyeye Phil
Adeyeye Phil An escape route for lazy thinkers is to put the blame on God or the devil…yet the citizens of his state will believe this crap. Shior! like leaders like citizens.
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Larry Oba
Larry Oba How can you have idiot like this as governor and not expect idiot outcome? If this is your father and he’s sent you abroad to study,how do you feel when he opens is gob to say nonsense like this? Do you feel ashamed or you’re just like your dad?


Julie Esemuru
Julie Esemuru And this is the man elected to govern a state talking like this???… In this year of 2017??? Chei, who/what did we offend in this country to warrant this kind of nonsense? Walahi, i am saddened especially knowing that no one from the executive or legislature arms of government will call him to order or start proceedings for his impeachment. Mtchewww
Ayodeji Bello
Ayodeji Bello Start proceedings for his impeachment….. really, who is going to take over? My brother, that queue is in descending order.


Azuka Jebose
Azuka Jebose hehehehe. Gomina say make we nor do again o. Oloriburuku pesin. how we go survive if we nor do. Tonda faya him enemy.
Kristina Silkybeige Amaefule
Kristina Silkybeige Amaefule Naija ….mtchew …never cease to amaze her citizens
Hf Dauda MoiSoro
Hf Dauda MoiSoro We have idiots as Governors in a few States…?
Bola Kareem
Bola Kareem Celebrated idiot! Shior!
Princewill Ifeanyichukwu Ozioko
Princewill Ifeanyichukwu Ozioko Executive Clown. Everything for them has a link with God. Well, that is the easiest defence of ineptitude.
Oludare Suulola
Oludare Suulola Whao! Give him a Nobel prize in. . .
Isidore Nwagwu
Isidore Nwagwu Foolish Talk.
Shittu Adeyemi Ibrahim
Shittu Adeyemi Ibrahim He just showed his level of ignorance. Why can’t he ask his commissioner for health?
Julie Esemuru
Julie EsemuruBros, this is beyond ignorance ooo. To think he was actually voted into office with this kind of reasoning?! Hmmmm