APC governors forum elects Governor Bagudu as chairman

Governor Bagudu

Kebbi State Governor Atiku Bagudu has been elected the chairman of the Progressives Governors Forum.

The forum, which made this known via its Twitter handle, is made up of governors elected on the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC).

“We are very glad to announce that Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State Government is now our Chairman. Ensuing press releases and briefings will be made to this effect,” it tweeted.

Governor Bagudu will be replacing the Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha whose tenure will come to an end on May 29.

Speaking after his emergence at a meeting held last night at Imo Governor’s Lodge Abuja, Governor Bagudu said he will provide leadership to PGF to realise the collective vision of the Progressive Governors to build a strong, democratic and inclusive APC.

He also pledged to “mobilise all party members and by extension Nigerians towards expanding and deepening democratic structures of the party.”

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