3 Tough Conditions APC Governors DG Gave Femi Fani-Kayode Before He Can Be Integrated Fully Into APC
Former Minister of Aviation during the administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Femi Fani Kayode a few days ago defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC months after it was rumoured that he wanted to do so. He was seen at the Presidential Villa with President Buhari alongside Mai Mala Buni and Bello Matawalle.
2 Very Influential APC Politicians Who Did Not Attend FFK's Reception And They Did Not Talk About It
The defection of a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC has come and gone. Image credit: Premium Times The politician who is also known as FFK was presented to President Muhammadu Buhari in Aso Rock Villa Abuja by the Chairman of APC Caretaker Committee, Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State.
It is no more news that the Peoples Democratic Party PDP Chieftain, Femi Fani-Kayode has dumped the Party for the All Progressives Congress APC. Though, Many People mocked Fani-Kayode for his action, because of the way he criticised President Buhari. It should be recalled that Three Governors and many Senators under the Platform of the PDP had earlier dumped the Party for APC.
The defection of the former minister of aviation and PDP Chieftain, Chief Femi Fani Kayode to the All Progressives Congress is perhaps, the most discussed political defection after that of Chief Godswill Akpabio. The movement of these political heavyweights from their previous political parties changed a whole lot in the political game and also shocked Nigerians as these men were very vocal opposition members who at one time, had thrown some hurtful verbal attacks on the person of the President, Muhammadu Buhari.
Two Vital Conditions FFK Still Needs To Meet To Be Fully Accepted Into APC After Reception By Buhari
Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, was presented to President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja days ago following his defection to the ruling party. That reception of Fani-Kayode aka FFK by President Buhari means that he has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and joined the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.
'Most Party Members Are Angry About FFK's Defection Due To His Venomous Nature' - APC Chieftain Says
The Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum and All Progressives Congress (APC) Chieftain, Salihu Lukman has revealed that almost all the members of the party are angry at the defection of the former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode. Salihu explained that Fani-Kayode's 'venomous nature' is the reason for the anger, adding that party members were shocked by the high-level reception given to the former minister, who had in the past labeled the party with all sorts of unprintable names.
From all indications, the recent defection of Femi Fani-Kayode from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC), may likely give a sizeable boost to the political ambition of some politicians within the party towards the 2023 general election for some obvious reasons.
The speculations that Goodluck Jonathan may dump the opposition party for the ruling party is still a hot topic to discuss and analyze very well, despite the fact that the former president has already made it clear that he has no intentions of leaving the party. As things are, PDP is not ready to zone its presidential candidate from the south.
Photo: Mai Mala Buni (L), Muhammadu Buhari (M), Femi Fani-Kayode (R), culled from the Tableshakers Former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode formally announced his defection from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday September 16th, 2021.
The ex-Aviation minister Femi Fani-Kayode who just joined the All Progressives Congress (APC) has again been welcomed to the fold by former Benue State governor, George Akume. Akume invited the ex-aviation minister for lunch on Sunday as they both dined with friends amidst pleasantries and banters at his residence.
The former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has been spotted dining at the residence of the Minister of Special Duties, George Akume.Fani-Kayode has been under fire since Thursday following his defection to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. The former fierce critic of the Mohammadu Buhari-led administration has been bollocked for the sensational switch on both social and traditional media.
The discussion on how the continuous defections of politicians from one party to another, may be negatively impacting the Nigerian political environment surfaced recently, following the much publicized defection of former Aviation Minister and PDP chieftain, Femi Fani-Kayode to the All Progressives Congress (APC). FFK's recent defection from PDP to APC is one of the many cases of the long list of defections of politicians across party borders in recent times.
Developments within and around the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) as it relates to the defection of the erstwhile PDP stalwart, Femi Fani-Kayode, to its camp and his subsequent reception by President Buhari aptly fits the parable of the prodigal son as recorded in the Christian holy book, the Bible.
Few days after many political stakeholders and Nigerians are still grappling with the shocking political development which saw an outspoken critic of the APC and the Buhari administration, Femi Fani-Kayode defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), again, a presidential campaign posters of Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello and the ex-Minister has continued to generate diverse reactions from critical stakeholders.
Former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has revealed some minutes ago that he had lunch with the former Governor of Benue State, Senator George Akume who is currently a Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. According to him, he said the Minister of Special Duties invited him over to have a lunch in his house in Abuja and he’s happy to have been honoured with such an invitation.
Standing along the aisles of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, flanked by Governors Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State, who doubles as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and Mohammed Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State, Mr Femi Fani Kayode, also popularly known and addressed as "FFK", while addressing the Aso Rock Villa Press Corps, after being hosted by President Muhammadu Buhari, upon his defection to the the ruling party, the APC, had said that his decusion to defectl to the APC was an instruction he received from the Holy Spirit.
The Proposed emergence of Femi Fani Kayode As APC Spokesperson may destabilize the Party. It should be recalled that Some APC Leaders in the Party have Penciled down the name of Fani Kayode as Spokesperson of the Party. It was reliably gathered that the former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani Kayode, who recently dumped PDP for APC may be endorsed as APC Publicity secretary at its next National Convention slated for between November/December this year.
The Oyo State branch of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) has said that there is no space for Governor Seyi Makinde to join the party. Photo credit: Wikipedia This was made known by Dr Abdulazeez Olatunde, who is the interim Publicity Secretary of the party, while speaking with Media reporters in Ibadan on Sunday.
The report emerging from the VANGUARD has it that the 2023 presidential campaign posters of Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state and Chief Femi Fani Kayode, former Aviation Minister has hit the internet. The campaign posters are said to be found in some states of Nigeria including the FCT.
Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has been criticised severely following his official defection to APC last Thursday. This is because of the remarks he had made about the ruling party and the Buhari regime in the past.The former minister of aviation has again received backlashes on social media after a report by SaharaReporters revealed how FFK once stated that he has Fulani blood running in his veins.