All APC Governors vow to continue supporting President BOLA TINUBU’s agenda for Nigeria

Thursday, January 11, 2024
 – Governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) under the auspices of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) have pledged their continued support for the administration of President Bola Tinubu.

The forum also dismissed the corrupt charges against the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Betta Edu as a mere allegation.

Addressing the media after a meeting that lasted over two hours late Wednesday night in Abuja, the Chairman of the PGF, Governor Hope Uzodinma said the sub-national leaders threw their weight behind the policies of President Tinubu.

He said:

“This is our first meeting since the beginning of this year and the meeting allowed us to review what is going on in the country and also agree on how best to continue to support our government and our party to maximize the benefits of current policies of our administration.”

Endorsing Tinubu’s policies, the PGF Chairman said:

“The progressive governors forum are united in supporting the APC administration ably lead by our abluent President Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu GCFR. We will continue to support him, we will take his policies to the grassroots and as sub-national leaders of our great party, ensure that our people come on the same page with the thinking of the government whose primary objective is to secure the country and provide adequate welfare to the good people of our dear country.”

Asked if the meeting celebrated the corrupt charges the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Uzodinma said the accusation was a mere allegation, adding that Nigerians should wait for the outcome of the ongoing investigation.

He added:

“The only perfect being we have observed and noticed is the Almighty God. The functions of government encouraging good things and good appointees and discouraging bad things and bad appointees.

“What you just said, is just an allegation and in the wisdom of the President, it is being investigated, it is after the investigation is completed and the report made available to the government, that the government will now take the final decision. 

“So don’t be in a hurry and don’t allow any sickness like anxiety cirrhosis.”

The meeting which was held at Imo Governor’s Lodge was attended by Governors Hope Uzodinma (Imo Governor and PGF chairman), Yahaya Bello (Kogi), Babajide Sanwo-Olu (Lagos), Yahaya Inuwa (Gombe), Mai Mala Buni (Yobe) and Dapo Abiodun (Ogun).

Others are Lucky Aiyetadiwa (Ondo), Umar Namadi (Jigawa), Ahmad Aliyu (Sokoto), Francis Nwifuru (Ebonyi), Uba Sani (Kaduna), AbdulRahman AbdulRasaq (Kwara) and Bassey Otu (Cross River) as well as Abiodun Oyebanji (Ekiti).

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