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Femi Fani Kayode "I'm irritated and saddened Obanikoro joined APC" - ex-minister

Fani-Kayode said it was unfortunate that Obanikoro would join the APC at the heat battle between the political parties.

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Sen. Musiliu Obanikoro. play

Sen. Musiliu Obanikoro.

(Bella Naija)

Ex-Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has described the defection of ex-Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, to the All Progressives Congress as saddening and irritating.

In a report by Punch, Fani-Kayode said it was unfortunate that Obanikoro would join the APC at the heat battle.

He said, “My brother, Musiliu Obanikoro’s decision to join the APC irks and saddens me. I say this because I have always loved him and I care. You cannot fight evil by joining it. You cannot bring light by entering the darkness. You cannot find joy by partaking in the bread of sorrows.

“You cannot run away in the heat of battle. You must have the courage of your convictions. Where is your honour? Where is your strength? Where is your dignity? Where is your self-respect? Where is your sense of self-worth?

“You and I are royalty. We are princes and kings and children of the living God. We were taught and brought up to fight to the end and never to bow to the enemy.”

Obanikoro and Fani-Kayode spent a month together in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in October 2016 for different allegations.

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Obanikoro was under investigation for allegedly receiving N4.7billion from the Office of the National Security Adviser, while Fani-Kayode is being prosecuted for allegedly receiving over N800m as the spokesman for the Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organisation.

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