‘You Have Made Your Greatest Mistake’ , Fani-Kayode Tells ECOWAS Over Appointment of Buhari

Femi Fan-Kayode, a staunch critic of President Muhammadu Buhari has lambasted the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) for appointing the president as the ‘Champion of the COVID-19 response’ by  Authority of Heads of State and Government.

The body appointed Buhari on Thursday at the Extraordinary ECOWAS Summit on COVID-19 held via teleconferencing under the Chairmanship of, Mahamadou Issoufou, President of the Republic of Niger.

ECOWAS, according to a statement released by Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina during the teleconference, made the announcement.

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President Buhari then called on fellow ECOWAS leaders to look beyond the challenges posed by the COVID -19 pandemic and tap into various opportunities that it presents for the betterment of lives in the Member States.

Reacting to the development via his Twitter page, Fani-Kayode whos is also a former Aviation Minister said the African body made its greatest mistake with the appointment.

“The greatest mistake that the ECOWAS leaders have made is to appoint @MBuhari  as the leader of the fight against COVID 19. This is a cataclysmic error which they will deeply regret. He can barely manage himself & now you ask him to manage a sub-region of 400 million people?,” he asks.



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Nigeria has reported 981COVID-19 cases with 197 discharged and 31 dead.

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