Fani-Kayode Pays Tribute To Keyamo, Alake, Onanuga, Others
A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has commended the spokesmen of the All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign (APC PCC) for their display of courage and standing up for truth regardless of the threats, insults, and intimidation.
Fani-Kayode particularly appreciated the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo; veteran journalist, Bayo Onanuga; former Commissioner of Information in Lagos State, Dele Alake; and the APC spokesman, Felix Morka.
The former minister also commended the former Commissioner of Information in Edo state, Kasim Afegbua; media aide to the Presdent-elect, Tunde Rahman; Mohammed Idris, Hanatu Musawa.
Fani-Kayode said the eight spokesmen and chieftains of the ruling party stood their ground despite the harassment, falsehood, and allegations that they are subjected to on a daily basis.
He said it was an honor to stand shoulder to shoulder with them in the defence of the President-elect, Bola Tinubu, during the course of the election.
In a lengthy post via his Twitter account on Friday, Fani-Kayode wrote: ” There are eight people that never cease to amaze me when it comes to the display of that courage and standing up for truth regardless of the threats, insults, allegations, mendacities, harassment, falsehood, and intimidation that they are subjected to on a daily basis.
“They are @tunderahmanu, @fkeyamo, @aonanuga1956, @Morka2Felix, Dele Alake, Mohammed Idris, Kasim Afegbua, and Hanatu Musawa.
“It has been an honor to stand shoulder to shoulder with them in the Tinubu/Shettima PCC Media Team and the
@OfficialAPCNg Army in defence of our leader and President-elect, @officialABAT, during the course of the election and in this great and historic battle.
“Thanks to their collective diligence, loyalty, fortitude, courage, insight, wisdom, and commitment we fought a good fight, prevailed in the battle, overwhelmed our enemies, and won the war.
“On 29th May, after the inauguration and swearing-in of our incoming President, a new era in the annals of Nigerian politics and history will begin.
“These great names shall never be forgotten and posterity and history shall be kind to each of them for the selfless and sacrificial role they played when others either sat on the fence or shied away from combat and conflict and instead ran for cover.
“They are indeed what the Holy Bible describes as “valiant men” and “strong men”, each imbued with the deep, mystical and inexplicable courage of Thomas Babington Macauly’s great hero Horatio who stood at the Roman gate in his famous 19th-century poem titled Layers of Ancient Rome.“