Enyinnaya Harcourt Abaribe (born March 1, 1955) is a Nigerian politician who was elected to the Abia-South Senatorial District of Abia State in the Senate of Nigeria in April 2007. He holds the title Nwadiohanma Ngwa. Enyinnaya is an outspoken senator often contributing to debates on national issues.
Senate Minority Leader, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe Tuesday wore “The Dot Nation” T-Shirt to his office in the national assembly to showcase his Igboness.
It will be recalled that President Muhammadu Buhari had in a recent interview with Arise TV in Abuja described the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB as “a dot in a circle” who would not have anywhere to run to should they secede from Nigeria
“That IPOB is like a dot in a circle,” Buhari said. Even if they want to leave, they won’t be able to do so because they won’t be able to get anywhere.
There have been numerous photographs of shirts, caps, and other garments with the inscription “dot in a circle” showing acceptance of the presidential comment since it was made.
Apparently, showcasing his Igboness, Senator Abaribe, a known face of the main opposition in Nigeria and critic of Buhari’s administration dressed in the T-shirt to office.
The outfit has however attracted attention and comments especially on social media.