Just in: Former Minister Fani-Kayode dumps PDP for APC

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

Former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode has been officially dumped Peoples Deocratic Party (PDP) and received into the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

He was presented to President Muhammadu Buhari as the newest member of the party at the Presidential Villa on Thursday by Chairman of the APC’s Caretaker Committee, Governor Mai Mala Buni and Zamfara Governor Bello Matawale.

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Speaking to State House Correspondents after the meeting with Buhari, Fani-Kayode said he decamped from the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the sake of national unity.

He said he had been responsible for many other defections into the ruling party.

According to him, he was instrumental to defection of three PDP Governor to APC, including Dave Umahi (Ebonyi); Ben Ayade (Cross River) and Bello Matawale (Zamfara).

He further said he has friends across party lines and was wooing Governors Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (Enugu); Seyi Makinde (Oyo) and Bala Mohammed (Bauchi) to join the ruling party.

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