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Breaking: I won't leave PDP for APC, Fani-Kayode finally declares, gives reasons

- Former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has said that he is not leaving the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)

- Fani-Kayode had recently met with some leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)

- The ex-minister, however, said on Thursday, February 25, in Abuja that he continue to contribute his quota to the development of the party

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In what may have put a rest to his alleged plan to defect to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), a former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has declared that he would continue to remain a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Vanguard reports that made this known on Thursday, February 25, when the leadership of the party led by its chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, paid him a visit in Abuja.

Legit.ng gathered that he reiterated his commitment to the PDP and expressed no intention of leaving the party.

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Breaking: Fani-Kayode finally vows to remain in PDP, gives reasons

Femi Fani-Kayode says he would remain in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Credit: @OfficialPDPNig
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He said:

“If I had any concerns, such concerns are out of the windows already now. I’m a part of you and I will remain a part of you."

Other party's members who were at the meeting were the national secretary, Senator Ibrahim Tsauri, national organizing secretary, Col. Austin Akobundu (retd), national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan and national woman leader, Hajia Mariya Waziri among others.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that amid his alleged plan to defect to the ruling APC, Fani-Kayode, has finally cleared the air.

It was reported that Fani-Kayode said in a Facebook post on Sunday, February 21, that over the last one week, millions of Nigerians have expressed concern about which direction he is going politically.

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He said that some have gone out of their way to reach out to him and offered their counsel out of genuine love and concern, adding that, adding that others have not reached out to him but wrote or spoke out of ignorance, hate and malice.

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Fani-Kayode said that some said they warned him and that he has fallen into a trap whilst others said his voice has been silenced, saying that he is a spy and that the development signals the end of his political career.


Wale Akinola is a passionate journalist and researcher. He works as a senior political/current affairs editor at Legit.ng. He holds both B.A and Master’s degree in Communications and Language Arts from the University of Ibadan. He also holds a Diploma Certificate in Peace Journalism. He has over 15 years of work experience in both print and online media. He derives joy in keeping the public abreast of current happenings locally and internationally through his writings.

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