Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, is now the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party Governors Forum.
According to a statement issued by Mohammad Bello, the Special Adviser to Governor Tambuwal, he replaces the outgoing Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, who was absent at the meeting, and whose tenure will elapse on February 3, 2020.
The choice of Governor Tambuwal was unanimous, as all the Governors in attendance at the party’s 88th National Executive Council, which held at the PDP National Secretariat, Wadata Plaza, Abuja, resolved and appointed him as their Chairman.
Accepting the responsibility, Tambuwal pledged to run an inclusive administration, and to move the party forward.
However, his predecessor, Dickson, was conspicuously absent at the NEC meeting.