‘They are trying to silence me and break me,’ Ex-minister says

Former aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode made the comment via a statement released on July 18, 2016.

Former aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode arrives at EFCC headquarters in Abuja on May 9, 2016.

Fani-Kayode made the comment via a statement released on July 18, 2016.

The statement reads:

“This was the worst experience of my life but God was with me all the way.I suffered immeasurably but I count it all as joy. I am innocent of all charges and I look forward to defending myself vigorously in court.

“These charges are politically motivated and I have been severely punished for my political views and criticisms of the government. They are trying to silence me, break me, discredit me and destroy, but as long as Jesus is on the throne this will never work. I am strong and I am bold and the struggle will continue.”

Fani-Kayode has also said that he’s committed to opposing the Muhammadu Buhari administration.

The former minister regained his freedom on Friday, July 15, 2016, after being arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on charges of money laundering

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