Former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode has been officially 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.
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.