Fayose emerges new Chairman of PDP Governors Forum
The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has emerged the new Chairman of the PDP Governors Forum.
Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa made the announcement while briefing newsmen on the outcome of the Forum and PDP Caucus meeting which ended in the early hours of Friday in Abuja.
Addressing journalists shortly after the Forum’s meeting, Mr. Dickson stated that the forum decided to settle for Mr. Fayose based on his record of performance and as the most Senior governor under the platform of the party.
Flanked by other governors present at the meeting and the leaders of the party, Mr. Dickson said that the choice of Mr. Fayose was a collective one among the governors.
The Bayelsa governor, on behalf of the forum, expressed appreciation for the sacrifices and contributions of the outgoing chairman of the PDP Governors forum, Gov. Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo state, to the forum and the party.
Fayose added that some people in their imaginations believed that PDP was divided but that in a short while, the party would be stronger than ever.