(Photo: AFP/Mujahid Safodien)
When Nigeria’s new first lady Aisha Buhari appeared at her husband’s inauguration wearing what looked like a $50,000 Cartier watch, scores took to the Internet to voice their surprise.
Was it a gift or did she pay for it herself? Hadn’t President Muhammadu Buhari been elected for his frugal, clean image and promise to clean up Nigeria’s dirty politics?
Others were indifferent, countering that $50,000 was peanuts compared to the billions squandered every year by government mismanagement or simply stolen through rampant corruption.
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