Governors elected under the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, have committed to delivering honest and transparent national executives of the party in the forthcoming national convention.
The Governors, under the aegis of the Progressive Governors Forum, PGF, debunked the insinuation that they are scuttling the conduct of the convention for their selfish interest.
The governors, who made the disclosure today through their forum Chairman and governor of Kebbi State, Atiku Bagudu, at the Kebbi State Governor’s Lodge, Abuja, venue of their meeting, said they appreciate the fact that Nigerians are interested in what the All Progressives Congress, APC, is doing.
Governor Bagudu explained that Nigerians gave them the mandate by electing them into offices and holding them in high esteem and that the progressive governors are conscious of this fact.
He said the Progressive Governors appreciate the need to work together with other stakeholders towards the forthcoming national convention of the party, to ensure that they deliver a transparently honest national executive that will earn the confidence of all the party members.
Speaking on the outcome of the meeting, he stated that the Progressive Governors’ Forum, PGF, met to discuss developments in the states. He highlighted the things they discussed to include a review of the elections that took place in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT; the court judgement that resolved the Kano congress issue; the Osun primaries; and preparations for the party’s national convention.
He further disclosed that they had briefings from the Governor Mai-Mala Buni, Chairman of the Caretaker and Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee of the party/Governor of Yobe State, and drew up the agenda for their scheduled meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on the party’s convention.
Those in attendance at the meeting include the Governors of Lagos State; Ebonyi State; Ekiti State; Gombe State; Kebbi State; Borno State; Kaduna State; Ogun State; Niger State; Plateau State; Ondo State; Kano State; Yobe State and Kogi State respectively.
The deputy governor of Anambra State, Nkem Okeke, was also in attendance.