Abuja - Governors elected under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday met in Abuja to push for the election of the Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose as the Deputy Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF), reports NewsDay.
Wednesday’s meeting of the PDP governors is coming few hours before the NGF meeting where issues including the election of the Forum’s deputy will be discussed.
Incidentally, Fayose was absent at the meeting. He was said to have travelled out of the country.
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The APC governors have allegedly opposed the candidacy of Governor Fayose.
The forum had in May chosen Zamfara State Governor, Abdullahi Yari, as Chairman.
It is a tradition that the NGF will select its chairman from the ruling party and deputy from the opposition.
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- News 24