Most of the politicians in Nigeria and Africa are usually very aged and don’t have a lot of energy to stay long hours sitted at meetings without trying to catch a nap.
Checkout five of such politicians who have slept in public.
Olusegun Aremu Obasanjo is a former Nigerian Army general who was President of Nigeria from 1999 to 2007. Obasanjo was a career soldier before serving twice as his nation’s head of state, as a military ruler from 13 February 1976 to 1 October 1979 and as a democratically elected president from 29 May 1999 to 29 May 2007.
From July 2004 to January 2006, Obasanjo also served as Chairperson of the African Union.
Ezenwo Nyesom Wike is a Nigerian lawyer, politician and Governor of Nigeria’s oil-rich Rivers State. He is a member of the ruling People’s Democratic Party.
He was caught sleeping a retreat for elected Peoples Democratic Party National Assembly members in Port Harcourt, Rivers state, themed “The Role of Opposition in Facilitating Development and Good Governance”, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers barely partook as he slept off on duty.
Robert Gabriel Mugabe is the current President of Zimbabwe, serving since 31 December 1987.
As one of the leaders of the rebel groups against white minority rule, he was elected as Prime Minister, head of government, in 1980, and served in that office until 1987, when he became the country’s first executive head of state.
5. Governor Owelle Rochas Anayo Okorocha
Owelle Rochas Anayo Okorocha is a Nigerian politician from Imo State, Nigeria who won the 6 May 2011 gubernatorial election in Imo State. He ran on the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) platform.
He was caught sleeping on duty. Rochas Okorocha was part of the delegation that joined President Buhari on his presidential visit to USA. He joined Buhari to meet the world bank president.