As a Nigerian you must have been hearing about FFK, he is such a controversial person to the extent he is more popular than those holding strategist political offices in Nigeria, is it not worth knowing this kind of a man? We will reveal everything you need to know.
Let us quickly show you brief profile information about Femi Fani Kayode.
Femi Fani-Kayode Wiki, Profile
|Full Name||David Oluwafemi Adewunmi Abdulateef Fani-Kayode|
|Date of birth||16th, October 1960|
|Place of birth||Lagos Nigeria|
|Spouse(s)||Saratu Atta(1987-1990), Yemisi Olasunbo Adeniji (1991-1995), Regina Amonoo(1997-), Precious Chikwendu (2014-2020)|
|Profession||Politician, Lawyer, Poet, and Essayist|
Femi Fani-Kayode Biography
Femi Fani-Kayode was born in Lagos, Nigeria on 16th December 1960 to Chief Remilekun Adetokunbo Fani-Kayode and to Chief (Mrs) Adia Adunni Fani-Kayode. He was christened David Oluwafemi (meaning “the beloved of the Lord”) Adewunmi Fani-Kayode. He is a lawyer, a Nigerian politician, an evangelical christian, an essayist, a poet and he was the Special Assistant (Public Affairs) to President Olusegun Obasanjo from September 2003 until September 2006.
He was appointed the Minister of Culture and Tourism of the Federal Republic of Nigeria from September 22nd to Nov 7th 2006 and as the Minister of Aviation from Nov 7th 2006 to September 29th 2007. Chief Femi Fani-Kayode the former Minister of Aviation and Minister of Culture and Tourism of Nigeria has been appointed the Director of Media and Publicity of the PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation.
Arrested By EFCC
Fani-Kayode was arrested on December 2008 by the EFCC and charged with 47 counts of money laundering. Fani-Kayode stated that he was innocent and that the monies were funds received from his own private businesses and legitimate sources and had nothing to do with government funds. He said that the investigations of the Yar’Adua government and the EFCC were politically motivated, and he was being persecuted in the same way as other colleagues from the Obasanjo government, such as Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai and Nuhu Ribadu, for their ties to President Obasanjo. On 22 October, EFCC operatives of arrested on a 17 count charge of unlawful retention, unlawful use and unlawful payment of money in the tune of about N4.9 billion, a charge brought against them by the anti-graft commission.
On September 2021 Femi Fani-Kayode dumped PDP and join ruling party All Progressive Congress (APC).
Femi Fani-Kayode Net Worth
While the net worth of Femi Fani-Kayode can’t be seen in any publication, we know that the former minister is a wealthy man worth millions of Naira, due to his assets and properties within the country.
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