‘You will die’, Media Personality Laura Ikeji tells Nigerian politicians as more Nigerian professionals flee the country
As more people leave Nigeria, top media personality and businesswoman Laura Ikeji has taken to Instagram to address Nigerian politicians and others about the country’s increasing rate of immigration.
Addressing Nigerians, the top brand influencer stated that those fleeing the country to other countries such as the United States will still face a bad economy there.
According to her, thousands of people are leaving the country as professionals in the health, banking, and information technology sectors seek greener pastures.
She then asked the government to take action to discourage people from fleeing the country.
Laura Ikeji further addressed Nigerian politicians saying that the day they will need an emergence treatment they will die because they might not be a profession health worker left to treat them and because it is an emergency procedure, they will not have the chance to run abroad for proper health care.
‘… to the politicians that are stealing money and think they are enjoying themselves. The day wey you go get emergency dem rush you go hospital you go die…this is not a joke, you will die…you will need a qualified doctor to help you, our doctors are leaving…dem no go fit fly you for air ambulance, you go die’, she emphasized.
Laura Ikeji, other celebrities react as Founder of Bukka Hut, Laolu Martin commits suicide in Lekki, Lagos
Laura Ikeji and other concerned Nigerians have expressed their shock over the death of Laolu Martins, one of the co-founders of Bukka Hut, a leading fast-food chain in Nigeria
Earlier today, the family of Laolu Martins announced his death.
A statement released by the family said the quintessential banker with over 21 years of experience in investment banking, corporate banking, stockbroking, asset management and pension fund management, died in the evening of Tuesday, September 27, 2022.
“We hereby solicit the support and understanding of everyone as the family grieves the loss of our beloved Laolu in our privacy.
“Our kind request is that you support the family – wife, children, aged mother and father and his siblings with your prayers at this difficult time.
“Further announcements will be made by the family,” the statement said.
Reacting to this news, Laura Ikeji wrote, “Wow. Too sad.”
Tochi Crusher wrote: Why??? How?? But he was rich already. Is it depression?
Kamii Francis wrote: Was there an autopsy done to confirm this? Hard to believe everything one hears these days.
Martins started his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers in 1999.
He joined Investment Banking & Trust Company Plc now Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc where he served in the Financial Control and Trade Finance/Foreign Operations units of the Bank before being seconded to Stanbic IBTC Asset Management Ltd where at various times he was Financial Controller, Head Asset Management and lastly Head Stockbroking.
He later resigned in 2005 to join Shell Nig. CPFA Ltd, the Fund Manager of the Shell Companies in Nigeria Pensions Scheme where he was Head, Investments up till 2008 when he resigned to join Nigeria International Security Limited, NISL, an independent financial services firm specialising in investments within the Nigerian space.