Femi Fani Kayode

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Date of Birth October 16, 1960
Place of Birth Lagos, Nigeria
Age 60 years old
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David Oluwafemi Adewunmi Abdulateef Fani-Kayode is a Nigerian politician, essayist, poet and lawyer. He was a member of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party. He was with the opposition's All Progressive Congress until June 2014 when he returned to the ruling Peoples Democratic Party. Although his family lineage originates from Osun, he was born in Lagos, on 16 October 1960 to Chief Victor Babaremilekun Adetokunboh Fani-Kayode and to Chief Adia Adunni Fani-Kayode. He is an Ile-Ife chieftain of Yoruba descent. Fani-Kayode was the Special Assistant to President Olusegun Obasanjo from July 2003 until June 2006. He was appointed the Minister of Culture and Tourism of the Federal Republic of Nigeria from 22 June to 7 November 2006 and as the Minister of Aviation from 7 November 2006 to 29 May 2007.

Born: Femi Fani-Kayode, October 16, 1960, Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria
Nationality: Nigerian
Profession: Lawyer
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About Femi Fani Kayode

Nigerian politician and lawyer who became a member of the opposition's All Progressive Congress before rejoining the People's Democratic Party. He was named the Minister of Culture and Tourism of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in 2006.

Before Fame

He earned a degree from the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London in 1983.

Achievement

He served as his country's Minister of Aviation from 2006-07.

Family Life

He has five daughters and one son. His father Remi was a prominent attorney and his mother's name is Adia. He married model Precious Chikwendu in 2014.

Associations

Between 2003 and 2006, he was a special assistant to President Olusegun Obasanjo.

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