Ikpeazu emerges Deputy Chairman PDP Governors’ Forum

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia2

An elated Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia

An elated Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum has endorsed Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia as the deputy chairman of the forum.

The forum chairman and governor of Sokoto State Aminu Tambuwal, briefing newsmen at the end of the forum’s meeting on Wednesday night in Abuja, said Ikpeazu was unanimously appointed by the members.

Tambuwal said the meeting, which was held with the PDP National Working Committee (NWC), discussed issues that were critical to the development of the party and the nation.

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In attendance at the meeting were governors of Akwa Ibom, Abia, Bayelsa, Delta, Bauchi, Taraba, Adamawa and Sokoto States.

Others included the party’s national chairman, Uche Secondus, and Sen. Ibrahim Tsauri, secretary of the party.

Secondus said NWC of the PDP was at the meeting “to brief the governors as well as discuss issues of national importance.”