The challenge of Islamic fundamentalism in Nigeria | Femi Fani-Kayode | TEDxJabi
This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Our joy would come in this country, we are been tested now but from this test, would come a testimony.Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, one of the best Nigerian to serve in public space, known by many as FFK, an intellect with a passionate heart and fear of God speak @TEDxJabi. 8 November 2014, 11am @SheratonAbuja.
Femi Fani-Kayode l.l.b(lond),l.l.m(cantab), b.l, dipl. was born in Lagos,Nigeria on 16th October 1960 to Chief Remilekun Adetokunbo Fani-Kayode m.a, l.l.b(hons cantab), Q.C , s.a.n,c.o.n and to Chief (Mrs) Adia Adunni Fani-Kayode. He was christened Oluwafemi Adewunmi Fani-Kayode. He is a lawyer and he was the Special Assistant(Public Affairs) to President Olusegun Obasanjo from July 2003 until June 2006 . He was appointed the Minister of Culture and Tourism of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Minister Of Aviation.
Femi Fani-Kayode comes from an illustrious, well educated and well established lineage. He was born to the Kayode family of Ile-Ife and Lagos in South-Western Nigeria.
He started his primary school education at the age of 8 at Brighton College,Brighton in the U.K after which he went to a prestigious boarding school called Holmewood house preparatory school in Tunbridge Wells, South-East England. After distinguishing himself, he gained entry into the famous Harrow School, United Kingdom and later on into Kelly College in Tavistock, U.K, where he completed the rest of his public school education. In 1980 Femi Fani-Kayode proceeded to the University of London (School of Oriental and African Studies) where he got his first degree in law. After finishing at London University in 1983, he gained entry into Cambridge University (Pembroke College).
After finishing from Cambridge he went to the Nigerian law school and in 1985 was called to the Nigerian Bar.
Femi Fani-Kayode is happily married to Mrs. Regina Fani-Kayode and has five beautiful children.
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