State governors under the canopy of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are set to converge in Markurdi, the Benue State capital, for the PDP Governors Forum meeting slated to hold Friday, April 9, 2023.
Benue State Governor, Dr. Samuel Ortom is expected to play host to, among others, Nyesom Wike (Rivers), Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (Enugu), Aminu Tambuwal (Sokoto), Godwin Obaseki (Edo), and Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, who are already in Benue State for the all-important meeting.
According to the Vanguard newspaper, other governors expected to be in attendance are Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa, Duoye Diri (Bayelsa State), Udom Emmanuel (Akwa Ibom State) and Darius Ishaku of Taraba State.
However, Bauchi State Governor, Mala Muhammed, who is unavoidably absent, will be represented by his deputy, Sen. Baba Tella.
Top on the agenda of the agenda is the country’s escalating security challenges and the build-up to the 2023 presidential election.