Yeni Kuti, the Nigerian dancer and singer, says she’s surprised President Muhammadu Buhari agreed to meet with Femi Fani-Kayode, former aviation minister who recently switched political parties.
Fani-Kayode recently dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Kuti, while heavily criticising the politician as being “duplicitous”, stated that she was surprised Fani-Kayode was warmly received by Buhari despite having been a staunch critic of the president and the APC party in the past.
“Someone sent me a video of how Fani-Kayode abused Buhari. I’m surprised the president met him because Fani-Kayode has insulted him a great deal. He lacks integrity and I want to give you some words to buttress it,” she said.
“Crookedness. I do not agree that the president was magnanimous by agreeing to meet him. I can be magnanimous and reach you from afar. If you upset me and insult my person, I will not receive you and declare you a bad person.
“Let me just: Dissembling. Dissimulation. Double-dealing. Duplicity. Fakery. Falseness. Hypocrisy. Insincerity.”
In 2016 when he was a PDP campaign spokesman, Fani-Kayode had said he wouldn’t join the Buhari-led APC party.
In 2019, he vowed that he would rather die than join APC which he added was run by “corrupt treasury looters”.
Explaining why he backtracked, Fani-Kayode said: “The APC I spoke about at that time is not the APC of today.”
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