Man attacks Festus Keyamo for accepting Buhari’s appointment

Mr. Festus Keyamo, SAN, was on Friday attacked at the premises of the Anambra State Federal High Court, Awka, for accepting President Muhammadu Buhari’s appointment as spokesman of his campaign organisation for the 2019 presidential election.

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Keyamo was attacked by an Anambra businessman, Bobby Uzochukwu, who expressed disappointment that Keyamo, a human rights lawyer could accept an appointment from a president known to have violated human rights serially.

He accused him of selling out by accepting to serve as the spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 general elections.

The SAN was recently appointed the Director, Strategic Communications for President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 presidential campaigns.

Keyamo who was the counsel for a defendant in the August 6 killings at St Philip’s Catholic Church, Ozubulu, Anambra State was addressing the press at the court complex when the businessman verbally attacked him, calling him unprintable names.

The situation abruptly ended the press interview being granted by keyamo, causing the Senior Advocate to enter his car and leave.

But still fuming after Keyamo had left, Uzochukwu said he would have done worst things if the SAN had stayed back.

He said,” I know Keyamo. He’s my friend. I was surprised when I heard that he accepted to serve Buhari. This is betrayal of the highest order.

“We had thought Keyamo would replace the late Gani; but see what he has done, consenting to serve somebody who has no interest of the people at heart.

“I would have done more things on him this afternoon, but as you can see he ran away.”



  1. “The greatest human adseylts in life is to follow a leader that has integrity”. President Buhari antecedents and present in government attest to this fact. Festus Keyamo (SAN) has chosen integrity to add value to governance in Nigeria and no one can take it from him.

  2. Taye Abe what do you call integrity? A man whose children are squandering our oil Monet and calling our youth lazy! Festus betrayed our trust. He sold out. I hope he turns around to avoid further embarrassment.

  3. Bobby Uzochukwu’s attack on Festus Keyamo is what you get from people of very little minds. Who has challenged this Uzochukwu man for any decisions he has taken in his misery life. If he may know Silk Festus Keyamo doesn’t owe anybody any explanations for any decisions taken by him.

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