NigeriaTrends — Nigeria’s Petroleum Minister of state, Ibe Kachikwu, rocks an attire made from leopard skin, as he celebrates at his hometown with the people of Onicha Ugbo in Delta State, during their new yam festival.
We gathered the former Chief Executive of multinational oil firm, Exxon Mobil also displayed some cultural dance skills as he moved his body to their cultural music.
Nigerians react to Ibe Kachikwu leopard skin attire
Nigerians are reacting to Ibe Kachikwu leopard skin attire on social media sites like Instagram, with some calling it “animal cruelty” and also suggesting that “Are these not endangered species?”
Another concerned Nigerian on Instagram said, “All our money to do leopard costume. Don’t worry”.
Someone else suggested Kachikwu’s hometown has no electricity; “That same place has not seen electricity/power for over 10yrs!!” – via Instablog9ja
“It would be good to know if that town has electricity now…served there for a whole year and didn’t even get power for a day.” – @mctonyd3, via Instablog9ja
“He should be arrested. Wild animals are going extinct and Mr minister used one for an ugly looking cloth. Smh” – @drgracious
“😩😩😩😩😂😭😭😭 where are all the animal cruelty people, he has luck he’s not in the Abroad they would be dragging him left right centre for this ! 😂” – @thaglamgirl, via Instablog9ja
“Why are people this mean sef? It could even be an outfit he inherited from his parents. Every “diopa” in Onicha-ugbo has got an outfit like this and a red cap. In the days of our greatest father’s , this outfits you tag “animal cruelty” now, were worn for hunting! Do you mean the feathers on the RED Cap is “animal cruelty too” ,but many of your father’s wear them??? Someone up there 👆👆👆 complained of the roads, how many roads has your father fixed? Did your father even plaster his compound? Y’all chill please!!! Uncle Ibe is doing Great!!! ONICHA-UGBO to the world!!!!! 🙌🙌🙌🙌” – @marilyn_posh
“That’s why all our zoos, the animals are Goin extinct and suffering from malnutrition. Go check Kenya, Tanzania and other southern African countries and see animals in their prime, roaming freely in the natural habitat. This man is a bastard” – @aggie_ms
About Ibe Kachikwu
Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu was born December 18, 1956 in Onicha-Ugbo, Delta State. He is the Minister of State, Petroleum Resources and the immediate past Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation.
He is a graduate of Law from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and Nigerian Law School. He bagged a first class degree in Law and was the best graduate and multiple awards winner from both Institutions. He thereafter obtained a Masters and Doctorate Degree in Law from Harvard University, with distinctions.
Ibe Kachikwu Media Enterprises
In 1989, Kachikwu pioneered romance journalism, a genre that explores romantic tales and relationship issues across the country. This was done through the unveil of Hints magazine, a weekly publication by his media enterprise, True Tales Publications Limited. Kachikwu readily connected to a wide audience via his weekly column, ‘Fatherhood with Ibe,’ where he shared with his readers his experiences as a father.
In 2013, Kachikwu’s True Tales Publications Limited launched ‘Hello Nigeria,’ a lifestyle magazine that offers an exclusive peak at the life, loves and triumphs of admired celebrities, business leaders and politicians.
The maiden edition of the magazine featured icons in music, film, fashion, culture and style, drawn from Nigeria and Ghana.
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