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2023: We are working to unify force – PDP Governors Forum

2023: We are working to unify force – PDP Governors Forum


2023: We are working to unify force – PDP Governors Forum

Story from Matthew ELOYI

The governors elected under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) say they are working together for the party to present a unified force in the 2023 general elections.

Chairman of PDP Governors Forum, Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, disclosed this on Wednesday night while briefing newsmen after the forum meeting held in Abuja.

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Tambuwal said that the closed-door meeting on the party’s forthcoming national convention which started around 3 p.m., was very fruitful.

“We have been meeting since 3 p.m., meeting for about 7hours. Very fruitful deliberation.

“You must have seen that we received leaders of our party in various other states where we don’t have governors.

“We had a robust discussion with them on how to move the party forward, bringing all the leaders together, not only working towards a best national convention but even beyond that.

“So that we can continue to sustain the goodwill that PDP is enjoying in Nigeria.

“And send the right signal to Nigerians that we are truly prepared and working together as a family to ensure that, by the grace of God, comes 2023, we present a very united force that will rescue Nigeria from the misgovernance of APC.”

Tambuwal stated that the governors discussed the party’s elective national convention scheduled for Oct. 30 in Abuja.

The forum Chairman said that the governors and the party leaders also discussed the PDP preparations for the Anambra governorship election.

He said that the governors were united in working for the victory of the party’s candidate in the Anambra governorship election, Mr Vincent Ozigbo.

The meeting was attended by PDP governors of Bauchi, Rivers, Adamawa, Benue, Oyo, Enugu, Edo, Delta, Taraba and Bayelsa states.

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Former governors who attended the meeting included Ahmed Makarfi of Kaduna, Sule Lamido of Jigawa, Ibrahim Shema of Katsina, Idris Ibrahim of Kogi, Ibrahim Dankwambo of Kebbi, Liyel Imoke of Cross River.

Others were Emeka Ihedioha of Imo and Babangida Aliyu of Niger.

Other stakeholders present were, Tanimu Turaki, Sen. Ayim Pius Ayim, Sen. Uche Ekwunife, Sen. Enyinnaya Abaribe, and Sen. David Mark.

2023: We are working to unify force – PDP Governors Forum

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