Phrank Shaibu, an aide to the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has said Festus Keyamo’s remarks on his principal is a sign of illiteracy.
Keyamo recently said Atiku was neither tested nor trusted, saying that even Peter Obi, the Labour Party presidential candidate, is ahead of Atiku in terms of capacity to make decisions.
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But responding to the comment during an interview on Channels TV’s Politics Today, Shaibu said the comment was not befitting of a minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
He said, “You know it’s a mark of wretched illiteracy when a minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria speaks in this kind of language. Yes, how could you wake up and said that parents should beg ASUU to call off strike. He has forgotten that the educational system is in bad shape; our schools and universities are ill-funded and underfunded.
“In the first place if you know the role of Vice President, not forgetting too that His Excellency Atiku Abubakar was not just the regular vice president. He was the chairman of the economic team. He raised a strong team. Have you forgotten the revolution that telecommunication brought to our economy? He led that team.”