By Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja.
Governors elected on the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will converge in Makurdi, the Benue state capital, today (Friday) for a crucial meeting to review the state of the nation.
The meeting, holding under the aegis PDP Governors’ Forum, will also assess the condition of the main opposition party with a view to evolving strategies to tackle the challenges ahead.
The meeting, which will be the first physical one since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, will be presided over by the Chairman of the PDP Governors Forum and Governor of Sokoto state, Aminu Tambuwal.
According to a statement issued by the Director General of the Forum, Hon. CID Maduabum on Thursday, “the physical meeting which is the first of its kind since the Pandemic, will x-ray the worsening State of the nation under the APC led administration.
“It will also review the state of the party, PDP and fine tune strategies on how to strengthen it to serve as a vanguard in the patriotic task of rescuing the nation from the rudderless APC administration that has plunged the country into the current avoidable crises of governance.”
Apart from the host, Governor Sam Ortom the PDPGF chairman, Tambuwal, other state chief executives expected to attend the meeting are governors Nyesom Wike (Rivers), Bala Mohammed (Bauchi), Ahmadu Fintiri (Adamawa), Darius Ishaku (Taraba), Seyi Makinde (Oyo), Godwin Obaseki (Edo), Ifeanyi Okowa (Delta), Ben Ayade (Cross River), Udom Emmanuel (Akwa Ibom), Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (Enugu), Okezie Ikpeazu (Abia), Bello Matawalle (Zamfara) and Duoye Diri (Bayelsa)