Fani-Kayode: The unauthorized obituary



By Emmanuel Aziken

The stage for the articulation of  Chief Femi Fani-Kayode’s political obituary was set in 2019 when rumours of his possible defection to the All Progressives Congress, APC surfaced.

Responding at that time, the former minister who had served as communication director in the Goodluck Jonathan 2015 Presidential Campaign said that he would rather die than defect to the APC.

His assertion was against the background of the defection to the APC in 2018 of Senators Iyiola Omisore and Musiliu Obanikoro.

“I am not surprised that @MObanikoro and @iyiomisore have got their passports back from the EFCC and are now in America.

“I do not blame them for joining the ruling party to avoid persecution. Some are strong whilst others are weak. I would rather die than join APC or bow to Buhari.”

It is easy to challenge the claim by Fani-Kayode that the two senators were weak in capitulating to the APC.

It is also easy to counter his claim that he was…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper