By Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja
Issues of national security and the economy will be top on the agenda of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Governors’ meeting holding in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital today.
The meeting, which is coming barely a month after similar one in Makurdi, Benue State, is also expected to fine-tune strategies to support the PDP as a viable and necessary alternative to the All Progressives Congress, APC-led administration.
A statement yesterday by the Director-General of the PDP Governors’ Forum, Hon CID Maduabum, indicated that the
meeting will be presided over by the Forum’s Chairman, Hon Aminu Waziri Tambuwal and attended by all 15 Governors elected on the platform of the party.
The brief statement by Maduabum reads, “The PDP Governors’ Forum will meet in Ibadan, Oyo State on Monday, 17th May, 2021.
“The meeting will be presided over by the Forum Chairman, His Excellency, Rt. Hon Aminu Waziri Tambuwal and attended by all 15 Governors elected on the platform of the PDP.
“The meeting will further review the current State of the nation especially issues of national security and the economy, and also fine-tune strategies to support PDP as a viable and necessary alternative to the disastrous APC administration.
“His Excellency, Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State will be the Chief Host”, it said.
Some of the Governors had started arriving Ibadan yesterday for the meeting as at the press time yesterday.