NGF Chairman, Amaechi Summons Governors To Abuja For Forum Meeting


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The Chairman of the Nigeria’s Governors Forum has summoned a meeting of the governors to be held at the Rivers State Lodge in Asokoro, Abuja on Wednesday 26th of June.

The meeting will be the first summoned by Amaechi since his re-election in May and the controversial circumstances that transpired after.

Despite Amaechi winning the election last month by beating Plateau State Governor, Jonah Jang by 19 votes to 16 votes, Jang had gone ahead to lead a faction of NGF as he claimed that he was the consensus candidate of 19 governors prior to the election.

While the Amaechi group was yet to call a meeting, the Jang faction called a meeting of NGF last week, Monday 17th June, 2013, which was only attended by 16 governors.

But the Amaechi invitation for tomorrow’s meeting issued by a Press Officer of the NGF Secretariat, Chidimma Onyenalim reads: “There will be a meeting of Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) on Wednesday 26th June, 2013. Time: 8.00pm prompt. Venue: Rivers State Governor’s Lodge, No. 5 Justice Mohammed Bello Street, Asokoro, Abuja.”

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