A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, and former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has accused the spokespersons of the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, and his People’s Democratic Party Counterpart, Abubakar Atiku of being guilty of slandering Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.
This was contained in a series of tweets via his verified Twitter handle on Thursday.
He said “A few days earlier I heard another Obi spokesman on yet another Channels Television programme referring to him as “Nebuchadnezzar”, “a monkey” and “Satan.”
“The thing that appalled me the most was that in both interviews the moderators allowed him to keep making the point and mocking our candidate.
“They all appeared to be enjoying themselves and having a good laugh.
“This has become the norm on virtually all the television stations in Nigeria today where insulting and denigrating Asiwaju has been turned into a public bloodsport and favourite pastime.
“In this respect, the prize goes to …Television who can barely disguise their utter disdain and hatred for our candidate.”
The APC presidential campaign council member added, “Like Obi’s men, the PDP, their spokesmen and their leaders are also guilty of this attempt to slur and say some of the most outrageous things about our candidate and his health on national television as well.
“Up until now I have been quite gentle and I have kept the peace by refraining from targetting the respective opposition candidates on national television.
“However let me serve them notice that I intend to respond to them fire for fire as from today on every social media platform, every newspaper and every television and radio station that they seek to disparage our candidate and leader.
“The truth is that of all the filthy maggots that crawled out of the political sewer in the last 62 years, the most fickle, ignorant, naive, gullible, rude, fraudulent, crooked, fascistic, disrespectful, vain, uncouth and who and what Obi and Dati are,” Kayode stated.