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Bryan Preston

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January 8, 2013 - 4:34 pm

They’re not calling them “Obama phones” in Nigeria. Other than that, it’s pretty much the same scam.

A Nigerian opposition party has condemned a government scheme to give 10 million mobile phones for free to farmers.

All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) General Secretary Tijani Tumsa said the plan was a “mischievous vote-catching exercise” for the 2015 elections.

Last week, the agriculture minister said the phones would help farmers “drive an agriculture revolution”.

Akinwumi Adesina said their purchase would be financed through a tax.

Hey, just like here in America!

Bryan Preston has been a leading conservative blogger and opinionator since founding his first blog in 2001. Bryan is a military veteran, worked for NASA, was a founding blogger and producer at Hot Air, was producer of the Laura Ingraham Show and, most recently before joining PJM, was Communications Director of the Republican Party of Texas.

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