Femi Fani-Kayode Applauds Appointment of Imam Ibrahim Kashim-Imam as FERMA Chairman

Celebrating the Appointment

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has expressed his appreciation for the appointment of Imam Ibrahim Kashim-Imam as the Chairman of the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA).

The announcement of this appointment was made by presidential spokesman Ajuri Ngelale, indicating that Kashim-Imam is expected to serve a renewable four-year term, as stipulated by the FERMA Amendment Act of 2007.

Inspiration for the Younger Generation

Femi Fani-Kayode, in a statement shared via his social media account, conveyed his deep inspiration and encouragement regarding the selection of Imam Ibrahim Kashim-Imam as the Chairman of FERMA.

He believes that this appointment not only signifies hope for the younger generation but also exemplifies Nigeria’s ability to recognize and utilize the talents of highly qualified individuals with strong pedigrees.

Personal Connection and Distinguished Lineage

Femi Fani-Kayode went on to highlight his personal connection with Imam Ibrahim Kashim-Imam, whom he has known since his birth 25 years ago.

He commended Kashim-Imam’s ability, excellence, and brilliance. Moreover, he acknowledged the distinguished lineage that Imam comes from, with his grandfather, Alhaji Ibrahim Imam, being a prominent figure in the politics of Nigeria’s First Republic.

Highly Respected Family

Imam’s father, Alhaji Kashim Ibrahim-Imam, is another highly respected member of the family.

He has been involved in Nigerian politics and played a significant role in President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s presidential election victory.

His contributions extend to serving as Special Advisor and Senate Presidential Liaison Officer during President Olusegun Obasanjo’s government and later as Chairman of TETFUND in President Muhamadu Buhari’s administration.

Bright Future for Imam Ibrahim Kashim-Imam

Femi Fani-Kayode expressed his confidence in Imam Ibrahim Kashim-Imam, believing that he will continue in the footsteps of his illustrious family members and contribute significantly to the nation.

He lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for providing this opportunity to a young and talented individual who achieved a first-class degree in Engineering at Brighton University in the UK, followed by a Master’s degree.

Prayers for Success

Femi Fani-Kayode concluded his statement by invoking blessings and guidance from God for Imam in his new national role.

He emphasized the importance of prayers and encouraged all well-wishers to pray for Imam, as his success is synonymous with the success of Nigeria.

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