Former Ekiti state governor, Peter Ayodele Fayose, has criticised ex-Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo over his comments on the death of Buruji Kashamu.
Kashamu died on Saturday from COVID-19 complications. Obasanjo in his condolence message said the deceased escaped justice for his alleged criminal offences but couldn’t beat death.
“Senator Buruji Kashamu in his lifetime used the manoeuvre of law and politics to escape from facing justice on the alleged criminal offence in Nigeria and outside Nigeria.
“But no legal, political, cultural, social, or even medical manoeuvre could stop the cold hand of death when the Creator of all of us decides that the time is up,” Obasanjo said.
But in a series of tweets on his Twitter handle, Fayose commiserated with the family of Kashamu over his death and condemned Obasanjo’s reaction to Kashamu’s death.
“Nigerians will watch out for Obasanjo’s own end. He should stop forming a saint because he is not. He should also remember that his own end will come too and nobody knows how the end will be, Fayose said.
He challenged Obasanjo to say in good faith if he had never collaborated with Kashamu in matters of politics.
“It is regrettable that Obasanjo could say what he said about Buruji Kashamu after his death and when he can no longer question him. Why didn’t he say that when Kashamu was alive?
“Can Obasanjo say in good conscience that he did not at some point collaborate with Kashamu and most of the things he (Kashamu) did politically were not with his collaboration,” Fayose questioned Obasanjo
- It’s Ungodly To Gloat Over My Health – Captain Hosa - October 6, 2020
- Queen Elizabeth II Congratulates Nigeria On 60th Independence Anniversary - September 30, 2020
- #BBNaija: Laycon Receives ₦30m Cash Prize, Other Gifts - September 30, 2020