Big Nigerian men and women understand the power of the optics, especially when on foreign trips

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Big Nigerian men and women love to take pictures that are often sent to media houses for publicity, like these ones sent from Japan. Like most politicians and business executives, they understand the power of the optics.

These pictures are meant to show success or an illusion of success and unity and happiness.

Many Nigerians who live in squalor and hopelessness often feel great seeing their leaders work hard for them. Only that, despite these pictures with world leaders, nothing seems to improve at home.

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President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina; with Governor of Ekiti State/ Head of Nigerian Governors Forum Delegation, Dr Kayode Fayemi; at the seventh Tokyo International Conference on African development (TICAD) 2019….on Thursday.
L-R: President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina; African Union Commissioner of Social Affairs, Amira Elfadil; Governor of Ekiti State/ Head of Nigerian Governors Forum Delegation, Dr Kayode Fayemi; and a former Vice President at the World Bank, Ms Aruma Oteh; at the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African development (TICAD) 2019….on Thursday.
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