A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has slammed All Progressives Congress stalwart, Bola Tinubu, for saying the protesters who got here underneath heavy gunfire from army had inquiries to reply.
Fani-Kayode mentioned this in a Facebook put up on Sunday.
The previous minister mentioned it was disappointing that Tinubu, who’s a former Governor of Lagos State, would search to shift the blame on the sufferer quite than the attackers.
He wrote, “The newest episode in your catalogue of atrocities is that children that have been protesting peacefully and asking for #EndSARS and an end to police brutality have been slaughtered at Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos underneath your watch as National Leader of the All Progress Congress.
“Sadly, instead of exhibiting any regret or displaying any remorse for this abominable atrocity, with a sheepish smile and a sneering and jocular tone, you had the sheer nerve and effontry to say nothing aside from that you’re still the Asiwaju of Lagos and the Jagaban?
“But, what was even worse than this and what shocked and astounded all right-thinking individuals all of the more was that you just had the temerity to go on even further to say that the ‘casualties on the Lekki shooting have some inquiries to reply!’
“You then requested, ‘how are they there?’ “how long were they there?’ And “what sort of characters have been they?”
“How merciless are you able to be? Not a phrase of condolence or expression of commiseration to the households of the lifeless however as a substitute you provided silly questions and baseless accusations in opposition to their wards and kids who have been butchered in essentially the most brutal circumstances and heartless method. ”
Fani-Kayode recalled that when the daughter of Afenifere chieftain, Reuben Fasoranti, was killed last year, quite than condemn the alleged perpetrators, Tinubu decided to defend herdsmen who had been accused of perpetrating the act.
He mentioned he regretted supporting Tinubu in the past.
The previous minister described Tinubu as one blinded by ambition and was ready to compromise something to get it however added that Tinubu’s Presidential ambition would by no means materialise.
Fani-Kayode wrote, “You solely harbour love, which borders on obsession, to your useless and lofty ambition to rule Nigeria and trust me after I let you know that this may by no means occur.”