2023: Fayemi, others inciting Nigerians against APC – Okechukwu



The Director General of Voice of (VON), Osita Okechukwu has taken a swipe at Governor of and Chairman of Nigerian Forum (NGF), John Kayode Fayemi, for calling on those agonising about the state of affairs in the country to organise and vote out the the ruling All Progressives ().

Okechukwu, an foundation member like Fayemi, accused the Ekiti governor of inciting Nigerians against their , rather than use his position to organise the Forum to unlock at the state level.

The Enugu state chieftain was reacting to comments made by Governor Fayemi on The Platform, a programme organised by the Covenant Christian Centre, aired live on Channels Television.

Fayemi had on the platform said, “If your search is a regime change in a , there is only one way for regime change in a . You work towards it. Another is going to come if you do not like what is doing, stop agonising, organise against the . Link up with others who are organising and then kick the out of office and put people that you think will do better,” the Ekiti Governor stated.

Speaking  with newsmen Sunday in Abuja, Okechukwu said whereas he has tremendous respect for Fayemi, his speech at the Covenant Platform on Saturday is in simplicity anti- and an overkill.

He said, “Is it politically correct for a person of his caliber to use such world wide audience and uncommon platform to incite people against our great ? Yes, one agreed with him that there are competing narratives and some unforced errors were made but one expected him to use his acclaimed intellectual prowess to mobilise his fellow to unlock at the state and local tiers.”

Okechukwu described ’ emperorship in realpolitik as the greatest paralysis to in , contending that by omission or commission Governor Fayemi neither protected President Buhari nor the APC in the brouhaha of .

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