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Flash back: How Fani-Kayode linked Yusuf’s accident to Biafra struggle, called Buhari ‘Pharaoh’




Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode who’s presently receiving knocks from some Nigerians for attending Yusuf Buhari’s marriage ceremony on Friday in Kano, had in 2017 mimicked the president following his son’s ghastly street accident.

Recall that Yusuf Buhari, the one son of the Nigerian chief was concerned in an influence bike accident on December 27, 2017, within the Gwanripa space of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. He was subsequently flown to Germany the place he went by surgical procedure.

Reacting to the accident in 2017, Fani-Kayode mentioned the incident was a sign from God telling the president to grant freedom for Biafra, a secessionist group in Southeastern Nigeria.

The Biafra wrestle was at its peak in 2017 when the Federal Authorities battled the chief of the proscribed Indigenous Individuals of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu who was arrested alongside three different secessionists on October 14, 2015, in Lagos however was granted bail in April 2017 earlier than he disappeared to an European nation.

The ex-minister, in his response as contained in a tweet on his verified Twitter deal with and a put up on his official Fb web page, likened President Buhari to Pharoah within the Bible who refused to yield to the voice of God to let the folks go thereby bringing evil on himself.

His tweet mirrored Yusuf’s accident and President Buhari who was continuously having well being crises in that interval.

“God advised Pharaoh to “Let my folks go,” Pharaoh requested who He was? God advised him “I’m the I Am, that I Am” and despatched indicators of His superior energy.

“It price Pharaoah each his personal life and that of his son. Indicators have been despatched. Subsequent comes the ax. Let God’s folks go!

“I pray that the son of President Buhari recovers rapidly and I want him properly. I additionally pray for all these Nigerians whose family members had been both murdered, met with an premature loss of life, or tragedy over Christmas. Might God grant us all peace and good well being as we enter the brand new yr,” he wrote.

DAILY POST stories that the previous Minister had been a serious critic of the present administration earlier than the Friday marriage ceremony which is presently probably the most talked about occasion within the nation in latest time.

Fani-Kayode was one of many dignitaries who in response to a famend Islamic cleric, Ahmed Gumi, employed all non-public jets within the nation to attend the president’s son’s marriage ceremony.

He has sighted mingling with the Minister of Communications, Sheik Isa Pantami whom he lately known as a beast.

DAILY POST remembers that in an opinion revealed in most nationwide newspapers on April 22, Fani-Kayode described Pantami because the “hater of Christians and non-Muslims.”

“He’s a non secular bigot, an ethnic supremacist, an unrepentant fighter, a lover of bloodshed, carnage, and terror, and a psychopathic and insane particular person who might properly have been accountable for the slaughter of many harmless Christians over time as a consequence of his inflammatory rhetoric and reckless actions”.

Following backlash from involved Nigerians who had been offended over his ‘unstable nature of politics’, Fani-Kayode mentioned he’s now “pal” with the communication minister.

“I provide no apology or rationalization and I want no validation from you. You both belief my judgment or you don’t and both manner, I don’t care,” he mentioned partially.

“You see my religion teaches me to forgive people who specific regrets about their previous actions and utterances and to be at peace with as many individuals as attainable.

“It additionally teaches me to shake a hand when it’s prolonged to me in friendship”, he mentioned.

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