The Sokoto state governor, Mr. Aminu Tambuwal, is now the chairman of the peoples democratic party governors’ forum.
According to a statement issued by Mr. Mohammad Bello, special adviser to governor Tambuwal, he replaces outgoing Bayelsa state governor, Seriake Dickson, who was absent at the meeting and whose tenure will elapse on the 3rd of next month.
The choice of governor Tambuwal was unanimous as all the governors in attendance at the 88th national executive council party held at the PDP national secretariat, wadata plaza, Abuja, resolved and appointed him as their chairman
Accepting the responsibility, Mr. Tambuwal pledged to run an inclusive administration and to move the party forward.
However, his predecessor, Dickson, was conspicuously absent at the NEC meeting.