Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has condemned the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, for saying the #EndSARS protesters who were shot at by soldiers had questions to answer.
Tinubu, during a visit to the governor of Lagos, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Saturday had said “casualties at the Lekki shooting have some questions to answer!”
In an article on Sunday, Fani-Kayode described as shocking such comments from Tinubu.
He said: “Sadly, instead of exhibiting any remorse or displaying any regret for this abominable atrocity, with a sheepish smile and a sneering and jocular tone, you had the sheer nerve and effrontery to say nothing other than that you are still the Asiwaju of Lagos and the Jagaban?
“Yet, what was even worse than this and what shocked and astounded all right-thinking people all the more was that you had the temerity to go on even further to say that the ‘casualties at the Lekki shooting have some questions to answer!’
“You then asked, ‘how are they there?’ “how long were they there?’ And “what kind of characters were they?”
“How cruel can you be? Not a word of condolence or expression of commiseration to the families of the dead but instead you offered stupid questions and baseless accusations against their wards and children.”
Fani-Kayode recalled that when the daughter of Afenifere chieftain, Reuben Fasoranti, was killed last year, rather than condemn the alleged perpetrators, Tinubu decided to defend herdsmen who had been accused of perpetrating the act.
He accused the former governor of Lagos as being “heartless, cold-blooded, wicked,” and “lacking empathy for the suffering.”
He said he regretted supporting Tinubu in the papast.