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FFK: My defection is divine


Enoch Oyedibu



Femi Fani-Kayode, a former minister of aviation, has revealed  his defection from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to All Progressive Congress (APC) is divine.


The ex-PDP chieftain was officially welcomed into the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday, September 16 According to him, he was led to the APC by the Holy Spirit, adding that more governors of the PDP would soon dump the party.



Newsmen reports that Fani-Kayode, who was officially presented to President Buhari by the national chairman of the APC caretaker committee, Mai Mala Buni, said his decision to dump the PDP was divine.


PIJAONLINE gathered that he said  he was led by the Spirit of God in his decision and that he joined the APC to help for the unity of the country. The former minister added that he was against anything that would cause the disintegration of Nigeria. Do you have a groundbreaking story you would like us to publish? Please reach us through info@corp.legit.ng! Vanguard also reported that Fani-Kayode revealed how he was instrumental to the defection of Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara state, Dave Umahi of Ebonyi state and Ben Ayade of Cross River state. Fani-Kayode, who was a former spokesman of the PDP presidential campaign council in 2015, said he had been a founding member of the APC, adding that he returned to the APC for the unity of the country. He further stated he was currently wooing Governors Seyi Makinde (Oyo), Bala Mohammed (Bauchi), and Ifeanyi Uguanyi (Enugu) to also join the APC.


Meanwhile, newsmen had previously reported that after months of speculations and denial, a Fani-Kayode formally joined the ruling APC. It was reported that he was presented to President Muhammadu Buhari by the chairman, Caretaker Committee of the APC and governor of Yobe state, Mai Mala Buni on Thursday, September 16, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Fani-Kayode’s defection came weeks after the governor of Cross Rivers state, Prof. Ben Ayade, dumped the PDP.

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