The defection of a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode from the opposition Peoples Democratic Get together, PDP to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC has come and gone.
The politician who’s often known as FFK was introduced to President Muhammadu Buhari in Aso Rock Villa Abuja by the Chairman of APC Caretaker Committee, Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State. Amongst others, two very influential APC politicians that had been speculated to be current at FFK’s reception didn’t attend the occasion as they had been conspicuously absent.
As an alternative, another APC leaders from the North such because the Secretary to the Authorities of the Federation, Boss Mustapha from Adamawa Sate, Governor Buni and Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State had been current. This text will focus on the 2 very influential APC politicians who had been speculated to be there however they had been absent and didn’t speak in regards to the incident.
Governor Gboyega Oyetola: Oyetola is the present Governor of Osun State and a prime APC politician. He’s the Governor of Osun State the place FFK hails from. If the defection of FFK is essential to the APC that each the performing Nationwide Chairman of the get together Buni and President Buhari assault a lot significance to it and attended it within the seat of energy, why then did FFK’s Governor fail to point out up?
That may be a huge query craving for a solution. Curiously sufficient, Governor Oyetola didn’t speak in regards to the occasion even afterwards. Discerning minds consider there may be extra to Oyetola’s absence from the reception of FFK and the truth that he didn’t discuss it afterwards make this truth much more obtrusive.
Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola: Aregbesola is the fast previous Governor of Osun State the place FFK hails from. At the moment, Aregbesola remains to be a prime Minister in Buhari’s cupboard from the South West. He heads the Ministry of Inside. Regardless of alleged conflict between Oyetola and his predecessor Aregbesola, it’s so curious that Aregbesola additionally did not attend the reception of FFK similar to the Osun Governor. What may very well be the issue? Why did the 2 prime politicians from FFK’s dwelling state fail to attend his reception into their get together neither did they discuss it.
Nicely, a sensible saying has it that charity begins at dwelling. Aside from Oyetola and Aregbesola, get together leaders from Osun had been additionally lacking in FFK’s reception. Not one of the opposing factions confirmed up or hailed his defection. This growth raises concern amongst discerning minds even because the Director Basic of Progressives Governors Discussion board (PGF), Salihu Lukeman gave situations for FFK to be absolutely accepted into APC together with including that he ought to register in his ward, get hold of membership card and work with get together leaders in his ward, LGA and state.