A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Femi Fani-Kayode, has lauded the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, over his stance on the new naira policy of the Central Bank of Nigeria.
He described El-Rufai as the “hero of the moment.”
The PUNCH reports that the Kaduna governor in a statewide broadcast Thursday night insisted that the N500 and N1,000 notes remain legal tender in his state until the Supreme Court declares otherwise, describing the naira policy as an alleged “plot for interim government and military takeover.”
El-Rufai’s position was in sharp contrast to that of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), who earlier on Thursday ordered that N200 old note remain legal tender till April 10, and that the N500 and N1000 old notes ceased to be legal tender.
Reacting, FFK, a former Minister of Aviation, in a series of tweets on Saturday said, “The hero of the moment is @elrufai. He has spoken truth and @fkeyamo has confirmed that truth most eloquently and courageously on Channels TV’s ‘Politics Today’ last night.
“Those that hatched and plotted the conspiracy to stop BAT and are attempting to set our nation ablaze and destroy our democracy have failed.
“Next Saturday this matter will finally be concluded, the hopes of the conspirators shall be dashed and our collective enemies shall not only be roundly humiliated and convincingly defeated but also confined to the dustbin.
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