The son of the former Nigerian
National team coach, Stephen Keshi who was laid to rest recently has accused
the President, Muhammadu Buhari of neglecting his family adding that such
action does not strengthen patriotism among citizens of the country.
“I sat in front of the federal
government on national television a few weeks ago and they promised they would
honor Dady the way he deserves.
”They said that he had done too
much for the country for them not to. They made us change dates to fit the
federal government’s schedule. But they didn’t do as promised, we aren’t mad,
nor sad, just disappointed, they should be ashamed of themselves”.
This sends a terrible message to
our youths that are striving to do great things for Nigeria. The good thing is
that we are raised not to ask for handouts. There will be no more postponement,
today the funeral ceremonies began in Benin, the place he loved, where his
My sisters, brother and I held it
down, with the help of a few others, and now we are putting our dad to rest. We
don’t owe anyone and we can say they owe pops everything. No salt, it is not
the people’s fault; we still love Nigeria as pops did”.
He added: “Finally Dad has been
laid to rest. The people of Africa have gained an angel. His loyalty and
service has not gone unnoticed, the people of Africa thank you for your