Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has explained why he defected to the All Progressive Congress, APC.
NEWS MAIL NG reports that he was a guest on Channels TV’s News at 10 . Mr Fani-Kayode said his opinions about President Buhari changed when he moved closer to him . Read his words below :
Your move to the APC is surprising : To God be the glory. A lot has changed. I make my choices , I owe nobody an explanation except my family and God.
I ve discovered that I could join a lot of APC members to make a change. I joined to help keep the unity of Nigeria. This is part of the reasons I joined the APC today. In the next few days, I will be formerly joining the APC from Abuja not in the South West.
Has your views about President Buhari changed? “Yes I have criticized Buhari in the past but I have moved near the man recently and found there are a lot taking place behind the scene. I was wrong thinking Buhari doesn’t have listening ears. I once said elements in the far north are killing our people and their people but that’s not so.
I have not changed in terms of my principles and I will carry it into the APC. I am not saying Mr President is an Angel or a demon ! “
You once said you will rather die than join the APC: “The APC I critizrd in the past is not the APC of today . What we have today is a more accommodating party than it used to be. I wouldn’t have joined the APC of then. The new APC now attracts more sharp people.”
Is the APC your last bus sto? “Only God knows if APC is my last bus stop . Anything can happen tomorrow . Nigeria must remain as one.
Your critics say your decamping is finance related : “I have never lacked in finances . I am more wealthy than most people think. I am doing the right thing love me or hate me .