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Why I Usually Wear Palm Slippers – Obanikoro

by on April 17, 2015
 

By Yemi Adebowale

Minister of State II for Foreign Affairs, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro has clarified his much talked about taste for palm-slipper footwears.

The Minister came under harsh criticism on Friday in the Nigerian social media over what critics described as “too informal for a Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.”

But in a telephone interview with BREAKING TIMES on Friday, Senator Obanikoro revealed the real reason behind his usual choice of the slippers. “I have serious problems with my toes. I was operated on them twice but the pain still won’t go away. This has made it very difficult for me to wear proper shoes as frequently as I would love to”, he said.

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Known for his trim and physically fit physique which he attributes to a “healthy eating habit and a regular appointment at the gym”, Senator Obanikoro easily passes for one of Nigeria’s trendiest Ministers.

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  • TOBO
    April 17, 2015 at 2:36 pm

    Wow! Do you it never occured to me why ‘the most sexiest minister’ loves to wear palm slippers? But,now I know. Haters,now you know why. Go hug transformer

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  • Klinsmann
    April 18, 2015 at 9:18 am

    Let Akinrogun of lagos and lagos fine boy Minister be- He has now promulgated his reasons for the love of palm slippers. Nigerians please bear with him

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  • damez
    April 24, 2015 at 8:44 am

    Why all these complaints and troubles? Are we not Africans? While growing up most of us always move around without shoes, Obanikoro at least wears palm sandals.

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