Mr Fani-Kayode, an outspoken critic of APC and the Buhari administration, met with the caretaker chairman of the APC Mai Mala Buni, and Bello on Monday in Abuja.
In a video that went viral on Wednesday, Bello is seen addressing a crowd of APC supporters, where he confirmed that Fani-Kayode had joined the party.
“Our brother and friend, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has joined our party in good faith. He’s joining our party to add his own positive energy and make contributions into ensuring that APC is a party to beat,” he said.
Bello also pointed out that Fani-Kayode is one of the foundation members of the APC.
Fani-Kayode had in a statement issued on Tuesday said he would never jettison his fundamental principles nor change his views despite his meeting with the APC leaders.