Muslim-Muslim Ticket: Fani-Kayode Reveals What Will Happen to Christians if Peter Obi Loses
- A chieftain of the ruling APC, Femi Fani-Kayode, has replied to Pa Ayo Adebanjo, the Afenifere leader, on a recent comment
- The former aviation minister noted that he disagrees with Adebanjo's stand that if Peter Obi of the Labour Party loses, a Christian Southerner may never be president of Nigeria again
- Fani-Kayode, in a tweet on Thursday, February 9th, noted that both Southern and Northern Christians and Southern and Northern Muslims would lead Nigeria in the future
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The former minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has reacted to the opinion of the leader of the pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, Pa Ayo Adebanjo, regarding the Labour Party's flagbearer's victory in the 2023 presidential election.
Pa Adebanjo has said that Nigerians should be prepared for a post-election crisis if the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, does not win the next election.
Fani Kayode reacts
Reacting to the statement, the chieftain of the ruling All Progressive Congress, Femi Fani-Kayode took to his Twitter page on Thursday, February 9th, to correct the Afenifere leader.
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His tweet which was sighted by Legit.ng on Friday, February 10th, reads:
"If Obi loses a Christian Southerner may never be President of Nigeria again"- Baba Ayo Adebanjo.
"Baba mi, this is not true.
"Both Southern and Northern Christians AND Southern and Northern Muslims WILL lead our country in the future.
"We are ONE."
Nigerians on Fani Kayode's Twitter page reacted to the development.
"Thank you for this compelling message!!! We must be united against any religious and regional bigotry."
"If this Muslim Muslim Ticket succeeds, A christian will never rule Nigeria again.
"Politicial parties will say, if we field q christian, we will loose.
"It must be resisted.
"Vote Peter Obi."
"Never will a same faith ticket succeed in Nigeria.... The day it happens will be the beginning of the end for the country."
"And you believe yourself?
"Let the presidency goes to the East, the North, South West have been there from 1999 to date, for fairness and justice let the East test the Aso rock villa too."
"But Sir look at what is happening in Kaduna. It was a litmus test that worked. Now they don't want even a Christian as vice anymore in Kaduna APC. Seriously, Pa Ayo Adebanjo might just be right."
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Similarly, Femi Fani-Kayode is vexed at PDP's bannerman Atiku Abubakar who urged the CBN not to extend its deadline for the swap of the old naira note.
The APC chieftain said the comments of Atiku were insensitive and does not portray a leader who understands the plight of the people.
He accused the PDP and Atiku of already masterminding plots to buy votes at the forthcoming polls.