…By Dorcas Funmi for TDPel Media.
The official portrait of Francis Nwifuru, the governor of Ebonyi State, has become a topic of discussion on social media.
This portrait was unveiled by the governor after his inauguration on May 29th, 2023.
People on various social media platforms have been intrigued by the governor’s facial expression in the photograph.
Nigerians Express Their Reactions:
The reactions on social media platforms varied, with some users finding humor in the governor’s demeanor while posing for the photo.
One user, iamharrysong, commented on the governor’s facial expression, questioning why he made that particular face.
Another user, teeto__olayeni, playfully referred to him as “His Vexcellency,” highlighting the seriousness of his expression.
Social Media Users Speculate:
Some users went beyond humor and suggested possible reasons for the governor’s facial expression.
hey_orma humorously speculated if the governor’s serious face was due to an unpleasant smell, possibly caused by the photographer.
ifeshyne connected the governor’s expression to the overall state of the state and the country, implying that there might be reasons for him to be vexed.
Regional Stereotypes and Supportive Comments:
In the midst of the reactions, zikkhaleesi commented on how the governor’s expression was typical of an Ebonyi man’s face, adding a touch of regional stereotype.
dareynow noted that someone seemed unhappy, hinting at the possibility of underlying issues.
On the other hand, nykylicious_nyky expressed excitement about the governor, emphasizing personal support.
mz_barbss jokingly asked who had caused an unpleasant odor, while kinghashthattag humorously referred to him as the “Vexcecutive Governor of VexBonyi State.”
nunu_omeze playfully coined the term “His Vexelency,” further highlighting the prevalent theme of vexation.
The official portrait of Francis Nwifuru, the governor of Ebonyi State, has sparked controversy on social media.
Nigerians on various platforms have shared their reactions, ranging from humorous comments about his facial expression to speculations about underlying reasons for his demeanor.
While some comments were light-hearted, others reflected regional stereotypes and personal support for the governor.
The social media buzz surrounding the portrait has certainly made it a topic of interest and discussion among Nigerians.
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