Former minister of aviation Femi Fani-Kayode has knocked Senator Dino Melaye for saying he had lost relevance in Nigeria’s politics.
Earlier on Wednesday, Melaye used a familiar line in mocking Fani-Kayode. He said the ex-minister had become politically irrelevant.
Apparently displeased with the statement, Fani-Kayode called Melaye a pig again, describing himself as a warrior and that he was ready to continue the spat if Melaye attacks him again.
“A pig will always be a pig even if it wears lipstick. Despite all, let us hope this ceasefire holds. If it does, good. If it does not, good. Warriors love war. That is what we live and die for,” he wrote on social media.
Fani-Kayode said some “leaders” intervened in the social media fight between him and the former lawmaker.
“Destiny speaks at the end: by the time this is all over we will see who is ‘politically relevant’ and who is in the ‘political scheme of things’ and who is not,” said Fani-Kayode.
“Out of respect to the leaders who intervened, unless and until the ceasefire is violated, I will not pay any more attention to the unlearned & uncultured.”
Fani-Kayode, who was minister of aviation under former President Olusegun Obasanjo (then a PDP member), said he would focus on doing all he could for his party, the All Progressives Congress, and its presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu.
He described the party he used to vehemently defend as a “plague and cancer.”