Comedian, Basketmouth, has kept silent for so long and anytime he comes out to criticize or talk about the poor situation of the country, he gets bashed with many accusing him of campaigning for the present administration.

Coming out to set the records straight, the comedian has stated that there is huge difference between supporting and campaigning as he stressed that he might have support President Muhammadu Buhari but never campaigned for him.

He pointed out that some of his colleagues in the entertainment industry were the once who campaigned for the various political parties but as one who speaks against injustice in the society, he will vote of anyone who speaks against the maladministration of the former government.

According to him, “I usually try not to pay attention to comments from people that assume stuff or those who judge others based on perceptions. However I have also come to agree that when lies are said often enough, they begin to sound like truths. So I think it’s best I use this medium to clear the issue of “campaigns” and “support” now.

“While many of my colleagues, friends and family members campaigned for the PDP, APC and various candidates during the last elections (and I cannot emphasize enough that it is their RIGHT to do so), I NEVER campaigned for BUHARI or ANY other politician. ALL those saying that I did should do everything within their power to “THINK”. I know thinking can be a very difficult task for some but trust me; it can be a painless and enlightening process. THINK of when I ever “CAMPAIGNED” for BUHARI! Indeed I personally HOPED that he would win the election and perhaps that was evident in my “body language” and I am happy he won. But I did not campaign for him.

“Nigeria was in a bad place by the end of the last administration and it was only a matter of time before we would have suffered the plights of Brazil and Venezuela. Truth of the matter is that I would have voted ANYONE that could speak 2 words of English against GEJ and that’s strictly based on the amount of greed and selfishness we witnessed from members of his administration in the 6 years that he sat on the rock. They put us in this Septic tank we are in right now…..well, that and the oil price downfall amongst other things.”