Jang-led Governor’s Forum Meets With Obasanjo Today

The Jonah Jang-led faction of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum, NGF, would meet with former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo today as part of moves to fix its broken ranks.



    On Sunday, 10 governors and five deputy governors graced a factional meeting summoned by Jang, the Plateau State governor.

    Governors in attendance include those of Plateau, Akwa Ibom, Delta, Katsina, Benue, Ondo, Bayelsa, Abia, Ebonyi and TarabaStates while the deputy governors of Kaduna, Kogi, Gombe,Anambra and Cross River represented their principals.

    The main agenda of the meeting was to discuss the amendment of the Nigerian constitution, especially as it regards local government autonomy which the governors reject.

    Spokesman for the governors, Godswill Akpabio, of Akwa Ibom State told journalists at the end of the meeting that efforts were in progress to reconcile both factions of the NGF for the strengthening of the forum.

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