Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has described
President Muhammadu Buhari as a clueless and accidental president, who
is unconscious of happenings in his own Presidency, and as such,
should be ignored.
Fayose was reacting to comment by the President’s Spokesperson, Femi
Adesina, that he (President Buhari) would have dealt with Governor
Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and himself (Fayose), “for their
anti-Buhari tendency but he chose to tolerate them as a father of the
The former governor said in a statement on Sunday, by his
Spokesperson, Lere Olayinka, that it was funny that Adesina, who he
described as his friend and brother, was talking about “a President
punishing serving governors or even ordinary Nigerians as if they are
He said Adesina ought to have realized that he had been quiet for a
while, having concluded that Buhari’s Presidency was deaf and dumb,
warning that he (Adesina) should be mindful of waking a sleeping lion
so as not to be confronted with consequences he be able contend with.
“On the comment by my brother and friend, Femi Adesina, Special
Adviser to President Buhari, on the President not ‘dealing with myself
and Gov. Wike,’ President Buhari, in my opinion is an ‘Accidental
President,’ who is not only clueless but unconscious of happenings in
his own Presidency.
“A man who can’t defend or protect his immediate family is not in
anyway better than an effigy.
“If not, those around him won’t be talking about a President
‘punishing’ serving governors or even ordinary Nigerians as if they
are his servants.
“Femi Adesina, do you realize I have been quiet for a while, having
concluded that Buhari’s Presidency is deaf and dumb?
“So don’t wake a sleeping lion so as not to be confronted with
consequences you can’t contend with,” Fayose said.