Sheath Your Swords-FFK Tells Akpabio And Joy Nunieh. Nigeria’s former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has waded into the raging feud between Joy Nunieh and Godswill Akpabio.
Joy Nunieh is the former Acting Managing Director of Interim Management Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). Godswill Akpabio is the Current Minister for Niger Delta Affairs.
Nunieh had accused Akpabio of corruption. Some reports has it that Nunieh was not comfortable of Mr Akpabio handling of the Ministry. She also accused the Minister of trying to touch her which resulted in her slapping him. Fani-Kayode while reacting to the development, said he had known Nunieh for many years. He revealed that she is not crazy or wayward. FFk said Mrs Joy is a well principled woman. She is someone who believes in her convictions and she fight for what is right.
The former Aviation Minister also begged Mrs Joy and Akpabio to sheath their swords. He wants them to settle this feud before it will becomes something else.
Many persons have also called on the two heavyweights to make peace and move on. FFK told Godswill Akpabio that despite the fact that they were in two seperate parties, that he(Akpabio) was his brother. He said he has so much respect for Godswill Akpabio.
Femi Fani-Kayode said:
”I have known Joy Nunieh for many years. Joy is a very tough cookie and exceptionally intelligent. She is not crazy, wayward or flippant.
“She is a beautiful, righteous and principled lady who is a brilliant lawyer. Someone who always has the courage of her convictions. Joy is also a real fighter.
”I appeal to both her and my old friend and brother Godswill Akpabio, who I have always liked and who I have immense respect for despite our political differences, to sheath their swords.”