Former Ekiti State Governorok, Ayodele Fayose has condemned the remark credited to ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo over the death of Senator Buruji Kashamu.
Fayose said that Obasanjo should quit claiming to be a saint, reminding him that one day he would also die like Kashamu and that “nobody knows how the cease will be.”
Obasanjo had in a condolence message following the demise of Kashamu, a former Ogun East senator, wrote:
“Kashamu’s dying was ‘sad’, his existence and records left training for those of us all on this aspect of the veil.
“Senator Buruji Kashamu in his lifetime used the maneuver of regulation and politics to escape from dealing with justice on an alleged crook offence in Nigeria and outside Nigeria.
“But no legal, political, cultural, social, or even clinical maneuver ought to cease the bloodless hand of death when the Creator of all of us decides that the time is up.”
But in his response, Fayose, whilst commiserating with the family of the late senator, condemned the comment by means of Obasanjo.
In a collection of tweets on his Twitter handle, @GovAyoFayose, the former Ekiti governor said: “I commiserate with the household of Senator Buruji Kashamu for this irreparable loss and pray for the repose of his soul.
The Almighty God will console those he left behind. “It is regrettable that Obasanjo should say what he said about Buruji Kashamu after his dying and when he can no longer question him.
Why didn’t he say that when Kashamu was once alive? “Can Obasanjo say in precise judgment of right and wrong that he did now not at some point collaborated with Kashamu and most of the things he (Kashamu) did politically had been no longer with his collaboration? “Nigerians will watch out for Obasanjo’s own end.
He ought to give up forming saint because he is not. He have to additionally remember that his very own stop will come too and nobody knows how the end will be.”