The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello , has said a former aviation minister , Femi Fani -Kayode, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party to the All Progressives Congress.


In a video shot during an APC event in Kogi and shared on Wednesday , Bello said the defection was one of his achievements as the head of the youth mobilisation committee for the party ’s membership registration and revalidation .


“ Our brother and friend , Chief Femi Fani -Kayode , has joined our party in good faith . He is joining our party to come and add his own positive energy and make contributions to ensuring that APC is a party to beat.
“ Remember , Chief Femi Fani – Kayode is a foundation member of the All Progressives Congress… Now he has decided to join our party, approched me and by the mandate giving to me by our party, I must not segregate ,” the governor said .


The Kogi State Commissioner for Information , Kingsley Fanwo, in an interview with our correspondent in Lokoja, said the statement credited to the governor was true .


“ It is a video and it is clear ,” said the commissioner in a short reply to our correspondent’ s enquiry about the viral video .


However, Fani – Kayode said that he was still a member of the PDP .

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