A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has again come under heavy criticism on social media, after he shared photos he took with Nigeria’s terrorists-linked Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami.
“It was an honour and privilege for my friend and brother, Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State and I to have been invited to dinner at the beautiful home of my friend and brother, Professor Isa Pantami, the Hon.Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, last night,” Fani-Kayode captioned the pictures in a post on Twitter.
“We were there until the early hours of the morning, we had a wonderful time and we discussed crucial national and international issues and the way forward.
“Thanks for having us my brother. Together we shall continue to build bridges of peace, unity, love and understanding in our country, fight the war against terror and restore the glory and greatness of Nigeria. Great things lie ahead”
We were there until the early hours of the morning, we had a wonderful time and we discussed crucial national and international issues and the way forward. Thanks for having us my brother. 2/ pic.twitter.com/z8LgHbvtaK— Femi Fani-Kayode (@realFFK) September 18, 2021
The former minister officially returned to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday.
He was presented to President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja, by the Chairman of APC National Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) and Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni.
Fani-Kayode had, in April, described Pantami as a “jihadist”, following the former’s pro-Al-Qaeda views.
He also asked President Buhari to arrest and prosecute the minister for his extremist views and links to Al-Qaeda and the Taliban.
“He (Pantami) is a religious bigot, an ethnic supremacist, an unrepentant jihadist, a lover of bloodshed, carnage and terror and a psychopathic and clearly insane individual,” he had said.
“Pantami is not fit to be a minister of the Federal Republic, but he is also not fit to walk our streets freely.”
The recent pictures have since elicited intense criticism on Twitter, a microblogging platform, with one of the comments describing him as a “shameless man”.
Below are some of the reactions;
People without no Shame....Pantami is now your friend. Its time the youth take over this country, if only they stick together, than sabotaging themselves pic.twitter.com/hIWmn328m9— ProudlyAnioma_Ezechime (@ProudlyAnioma) September 18, 2021
Fáº¹mi For the Food (FFF)ð— Make Everyone Feel Like Someone ð¤ (@elhamininc) September 18, 2021
The gluttony dog on errand. Not sure of your safe return to the king pic.twitter.com/fP0FoB620y
May dinner not make us compromise in face of trials. But you belle full abi you go go Aso rock for some Garri again?ð— Joshua Obadiah (@BraveJosh1) September 18, 2021
These people are deliberately making a fool of you. Parading u up and down and ensuring you eat all your vomit. I'm sure behind you, they'll be laughing. They laugh at your instability. They will keep parading u. Making you the object of their caricature. You've lost it all.— C.I.D.I (@Isiguzocid) September 18, 2021
Sir, you claimed you were no longer interested in Nigeria ð³ð¬ & wanted a dissolution. You encouraged & supported Nnamdi Kanu and Sunday Adeyemo (Igbobo). Today, both of them are locked up in detention but you are enjoying a lavish dinner with your new friends. What changed, sir? https://t.co/7tshqCkpnA— Dr. DÃpÃ² AwÃ³jÃdÃ©, FHEA (@OgbeniDipo) September 18, 2021