Femi Fani-Kayode abandons PDP for APC party

Former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, FFK, dumps the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, for the All Progressive Party, APC.

According to reports by The Nation, on Thursday at the presidential villa, FFK was presented to President Muhammadu Buhari as the newest member of the ruling party by the governor of Yobe State and Chairman of the APC’s Caretaker Committee, Governor Mai Mala Buni, and the governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawale.

In his speech to the press after the meeting, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode stated that his reason for decamping from the opposition party is to unite the nation and that his move also would encourage others too.

CAPTION Pic 15. From left: Chairman APC Caretaker Committee, Gov Mai Mala Buni of Yobe; Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode and Gov Bello Matawelle of Zamfara briefing State House Correspondents after their meeting with the President Muhammadu Buhari on the defection of Fani-Kayode to the APC at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Thursday (16/9/2021) 04213/16/9/2021/Callistus Ewelike/NAN Pic 16. President Muhammadu Buhari (L) with Gov Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State during their meeting at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Thursday (16/9/2021) 04214/16/9/2021/Callistus Ewelike/NAN

Furthermore, he added that he was instrumental to three PDP governors absconding into the APC, naming governors Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State, Ben Ayade of Cross River State, and Bello Matawale of Zamfara State.

He further said that he has friends across party lines and was wooing the governor of Enugu State, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, the governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, and the governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed to join the ruling party.

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