- Talks about Femi Fani-Kayode's defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC) will continue for a long time
- In fact, more than one presidential media aide have given different reactions to the former minister's latest decision
- Lauretta Onochie is one of those who thinks that FFK's defection speaks a lot of President Buhari's true nature as a man of enviable virtues
The defection of Femi Fani-Kayode, a former minister of aviation has been recorded as a plus to the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration.
This was put forward by Lauretta Onochie, a media aide to the president who through her Facebook post on Thursday, September 16, suggested that former detractors like Fani-Kayode are new befriending Buhari because his ways are pleasing to God.
Without saying much, Onochie quoted Proverbs 16:7 to drive home her point.
The scripture reads:
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"When a man's ways please the LORD, He makes even the man's enemies live at peace with him."
She also quoted a remark by the minister hours after his defection:
"My perception of President Muhammadu Buhari is totally different from what I saw, working closely with those close to him. He is open and accommodating..."
I was warmly received by Buhari Fani-Kayode reveals after his defection to APC
Meanwhile, Fani-Kayode, said he had an excellent meeting with President Buhari on Thursday, September 16, at Aso Rock.
Legit.ng reported that the ex-minister made this known on his official Facebook page while addressing Nigerians on the early morning of Friday, September 17.
“It was an honour and a privilege to visit with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Aso Rock, yesterday in the company of my dear friends and brothers, Governor Mala Mai-Buni and Governor Bello Matawalle.
“Mr. President received us very warmly and we had an excellent meeting. I intimated to him of my decision to join the APC and he was delighted with the news..."