Visa Ban Threat: “Do Your Worst”, Fani-Kayode Tackles British Envoy Afresh

Visa Ban Threat: “Do Your Worst”, Fani-Kayode Tackles British Envoy Afresh

  • APC chieftain, Femi Fani-Kayode, has again thrown a fresh attack at the British Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria, Ben Llewellyn-Jones
  • The former minister of aviation challenged the British envoy to do his worst, saying he cannot be intimidated
  • The United Kingdom earlier expressed displeasure over controversial comments made by the chieftain of the APC regarding the March 18 elections in Lagos state

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A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and former aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, has again tackled the British Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria, Ben Llewellyn-Jones.

This is coming barely 24 hours after the envoy faulted him on some comments he made during the just-concluded March 18 governorship and legislative elections in Lagos state.

Femi Fani-Kayode, 2023 elections, APC, the British Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria, Ben Llewellyn-Jones
British Envoy gets slammed again by APC chieftain, Femi Fani-Kayode. Photo credit: @realFFK
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FFK tackles British Envoy

In a tweet sighted by Legit.ng on Monday, March 27, and shared on his Twitter page, Fani-Kayode, who is also a member of the APC Presidential Campaign Council, challenged the British envoy to do his worst, saying he fears no one.

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Part of the tweet reads thus:

"Permit me to add the following addendum to my earlier personal response to the little Englander.
"To hell with him and those that are egging him on and licking his feet.
"I am FFK: I fear no-one and I bow before no man."

UK calls out Fani-Kayode over derogatory comments, hints at 10 persons on visa ban watchlist

Legit.ng reported earlier that the United Kingdom High Commission called out Femi Fani-Kayode for his derogatory comments on social media in the build-up to the 2023 presidential polls.

In an interview on national radio, the deputy UK high commissioner to Nigeria, Ben Llewellyn-Jones, disclosed that the United Kingdom would be placing a visa embargo on ten individuals already on their watchlist.

Llewellyn-Jones said:

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“Yes, let’s be specific, there were some people, like Femi Fani-Kayode, what is he saying and why is he saying it? I don’t understand."

APC flays police invitation of Fani-Kayode after DSS interrogation

In another development, Femi Fani-Kayode went for another round of interrogation at the DSS HQ in Abuja.

The APC presidential campaign council confirmed it in a statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday, February 15.

However, the police have also invited him for questioning, a move the APC PCC condemned.

Source: Legit.ng

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Esther Odili (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Esther Odili is a journalist and a Politics/Current Affairs Editor at Legit.ng with 6+ years of experience. Before joining Legit.ng, Esther has worked with other reputable media houses, such as the New Telegraph newspaper and Galaxy Television. She Holds OND and HND in Mass Communication from NIJ, where she was recognized as the best student in print journalism in 2018. Email: esther.odili@corp.legit.ng.

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