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Fani-Kayode rejoins APC, says he orchestrated PDP governors defection to ruling party

Former Nigerian aviation minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode Thursday in Abuja said he worked behind the scene to facilitate the defection of three Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

He made the declaration at the State House after he was led to the Presidential Villa, to be officially presented to President Muhammadu Buhari as a member of the APC.

The former spokesman of the PDP Presidential Campaign Council was introduced to the president by the Governor of Yobe state and Chairman of the APC national caretaker committee, Mai Mala Buni who was accompanied by his Zamfara state counterpart, Bello Matawalle.

Fani-Kayode, who explained that he had been a founding member of the APC, said he returned to the APC for the unity and togetherness of the country.

He further hinted that he was also working behind the scene to woo the governors of Oyo, Bauchi and Enugu states, Seyi Makinde, Bala Mohammed and Ifeanyi Uguanyi respectively, to also relinquish their current parties and join the ruling APC.