Fayose emerges PDP Governors’ Forum chairman


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum on Friday appointed Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, as its new Chairman.

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, disclosed this while briefing journalists on the outcome of the Forum and PDP Caucus meeting which ended in the early hours of Friday in Abuja.

Dickson said the PDP chieftains had a very fruitful deliberation on the state of the nation and the party.

“As an integral part of the discussion, the governors of our party, among ourselves, as well as those who were unavoidably absent, unanimously appointed a new PDP Governors’ Forum Chairman,” the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) quoted Dickson as saying to journalists at the end of the meeting.

“In line with the tradition of our party, we agreed to appoint our colleague, the most senior governor in PDP, Ayodele Fayose, the governor of Ekiti as new Chairman of the PDP Governors’ Forum.

“You are all aware that he is a committed party man, doing a wonderful job in his state. He is well experienced and committed to the ideals of our party.

“We have all unanimously appointed him as the new Chairman of the PDP Governors’ Forum to coordinate the affairs and activities of our forum and to work and collaborate with other structures of our party.”



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