See Nigerians Reactions as Buhari’s Pigeons Refuse to fly @ Armed Forces Day

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By Chibuike Nwabuko

(Sundiata Post) – twitter has been buzzing reactions from Nigerians after a mild drama today at National Arcade, Eagle Square, as President Muhammadu Buhari’s pigeons released to mark Remembrance Day refused to fly.

President Buhari, after laying wrath to honor country’s fallen heroes, tried releasing white pigeons into the sky but they refused flying.

At first, Buhari was giving bird to make it fly, but it refused even after he released it into air.

Buhari, was eager to let the white pigeons fly, opened the roof of the cage in a bid to send them all out but the birds remained adamant and decided to sit top of the cage’s roof.

The President, appeared tired of trying, soon left the birds and returned to his seat. Moments after the President had left, however, some of the birds flew.

The ritual of releasing doves is to commemorate the life of a departed loved and is common at significant events like funerals or memorials. It also signifies .

What happened has really sparked mixed reactions twitter.

Sundiata Post captured some of these reactions: