Fani-Kayode slams former UK Parliament member over comments on Tinubu
Former aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has hit out at a former member of the UK Parliament, George Galloway, following some comments he made about President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
Galloway recently said that he started to look into the past of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Chairman, Tinubu and he did not realise that Nigeria’s president was an alleged drug dealer in the United States.
“And the election that brought him to power is still being credibly contested as fraudulent,” the former UK Parliament member stated.
Fani-Kayode on Tuesday said Galloway was one of “these sanctimonious, self-seeking, self-serving, self-righteous, self-obsessed and narcisstic white boys” being disrespectful to Nigeria and its leaders.
“And of course these are my words and thoughts and I speak only for myself. Someone please tell this old fart called George not to bite off more than he can chew,” Fani-Kayode tweeted.
Fani-Kayode added that he can bear such insults and words from a Nigerian without responding but not from a foreign leader.
“The stereotyping of our leaders as being fraudulent, corrupt, drug dealers and God knows what else coupled with the usual asinine and puerile misrepresentations and stereotyping is not something that we will sit by silently and take from foreigners, particularly when they are from the West,” Fani-Kayode said.
He said if Galloway is looking for fantastically corrupt, murderous, pernicious, deceitful, two-faced, criminally-insane, drug-dealing, callous, heartless, avaricious, bloodthirsty, bloodlusting, godless, psychotic, psychopathic, neo-colonial and hopelessly fraudulent leaders he should look within his country.
Fani-Kayode asked the Britishman to look to a series of Western Prime Ministers, Presidents and leaders like George W. Bush, Tony Blair, Barack Obama, David Cameron, Nicolas Sarkozy, Boris Johnson and so many others.
According to him, they collectively and over the last 25 years orchestrated, ignited, sponsored and led illegal wars and proxy wars in Middle Eastern, North African, Asian and East European countries.
He also said that they thereby slaughtered millions of innocent people, took away their dignity and self-respect, destroyed their lives, ruined their future and shattered their dreams.
Fani-Kayode also accused the Western leaders of enslaving the civilian population of the third-world countries, lumbered them with pliant and dullard puppet-leaders and pillaged, plundered and stole their national patrimony, mineral resources and treasure all on a false premise, a fraudulent pretext by deception.
“Georgy Porgy needs to be careful when he throws bricks our way: unlike others, we Nigerians tend to strike back and when we do we hardly miss our target,” Fani-Kayode said.
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