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Buhari's Bazaar: Nigerian Nudging Needs in Kano Kraziness
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Buhari's Bazaar: A Magical Carrot to Solve Nigeria's Socio-Economic Problems One Nudge at a Time.
Kano, Nigeria - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari continues to dazzle locals and entertain international observers with his latest stunt: Buhari's Bazaar - a magical, must-see, not-to-be-missed, cacophony of curiosities and delights, promising wonder and amazement for all ages.
Nestled within the charming confines of Kano's bustling downtown, Buhari's Bazaar is attracting thousands each day to marvel at the government's latest initiative aimed at tackling corruption, ending poverty, and stimulating the economy - one magical carrot at a time.
In a brilliant display of misdirection, President Buhari waved his magic wand in one hand, while the other directed attention away from the nation's growing list of socio-economic problems. Visitors to the Bazaar may find themselves irresistibly drawn to the bright colors, dancing donkeys, and wacky clowns balancing the nation's budget on their noses.
Amidst the unfolding carnival chaos, children gleefully squirt each other with water pistols filled with Nigerian crude oil, while mothers present their toddlers for autographs from President Buhari's hairpiece, affectionately known as the "Kano Combover."
A popular attraction among entrepreneurs and unemployed individuals alike, the "Nigerian Nudging" booth at Buhari's Bazaar invites guests to test their luck (and their morals) by trying to successfully nudge the 'Corruption Coin' into 'Legitimate Wealth' by only using their nose and exemplary persuasive skills.
"The idea came to me in a dream, when I was younger and more naive," says President Buhari, surrounded by a crowd of carnival-goers, to what appeared to be a talking parrot named "Oilbert" at his side. "Why not bring the magic of my youth to life and use it to solve the pressing issues of our time? Why?
"Plus, it is a fantastic opportunity for our government to connect with the citizens and showcase our solutions to pressing issues, which if it comes to worse, can be handled with magic tricks, acrobatics, and slight of hand, " Buhari adds, as a trained monkey steals a wallet from a consulate official in the background.
Local businessman and economist, Tunji Yakubu, reflected excitedly on his experience at the Bazaar. "I was initially skeptical about the government's ability to address inflation, but then I saw a dozen jugglers on unicycles tossing around GDP numbers, and my worries just vanished!"
In addition to the entertainment, Buhari's Bazaar seeks to address one of Nigeria's most dire needs: education. A series of masterclasses, such as "Fly Swatting: A Hands-On Approach to Healthcare" and "Pipe Dreaming: How to Turn Nigeria's Oil Pipelines into a Liquid Goldmine", further demonstrate the government's commitment to providing both affordable and practical solutions.
As this curious celebration of national unity swaddles itself within the trappings of Kano's peculiarity, foreign correspondents find themselves turning to each other with blank expressions and the hope that someone - anyone - might be able to offer any form of coherent explanation. Buhari's Bazaar, it seems, will continue to leave the international community awe-stricken while inspiring Nigeria to aspire towards greatness through a delightful display of tomfoolery and earnest nudging.
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Original title: Nigeria Administration Make an appeal or request to something in Buhari, Kano, Nigeria
exmplary article: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2023/05/pressure-on-me-cant-wait-till-may-29-buhari/
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