Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has responded to a comment made by the former Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, regarding the swearing-in of President-elect, Bola Tinubu, on May 29. Onaiyekan had expressed that it would be inappropriate to swear in Tinubu as President when his election victory is being challenged in court by opposition candidates, Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi.
Fani-Kayode, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), took to Twitter to reject Cardinal Onaiyekan’s call to postpone Tinubu’s swearing-in. He stated that the Nigerian people had chosen their next leader, and the conspiracy to prevent Tinubu from becoming President had already failed.
He further added that those who refuse to accept the outcome of the election will perish, just like Pharaoh in the Bible. He concluded his statement by affirming that Tinubu will be sworn in as President on May 29, and those who wish him ill will see the grave before he does.
Fani-Kayode’s remarks highlight the ongoing political tensions in Nigeria, with opposition parties challenging the outcome of the presidential election. Despite this, the APC remains confident in Tinubu’s victory and is determined to ensure that he assumes the presidency as planned.
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