The Sokoto State Deputy Governor, Alhaji Manniru Dan’iya, has congratulated Gov. Aminu Tambuwal on his emergence as Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum.
Dan’iya delivered the message in a statement signed by his Director of Press, Malam Aminu Abubakar, on Monday in Sokoto.
According to the statement, Dan’iya said that the governor’s emergence to lead the PDP Governor’s Forum was an indication of his ability to deliver selfless service toward achieving success of the party in the country.
”The confidence reposed in Gov. Tambuwal by his contemporaries is a sign of the resilience, patriotism and leadership qualities he posses to attain the desired peak of the Party now and in near future.
”The Governor’s sterling qualities in leadership prompted such a decision by his colleagues and I can boldly say that he is equal to the task at any given time,’’ Dan’iya said.
The Deputy Governor prayed for his success in his new assignment and wished him Allah’s guidance in discharging the responsibility.
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Meanwhile, a statement signed by Gov. Tambuwal’s Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Mr Muhammad Bello, said that Tambuwal replaced outgoing Bayelsa state Governor, Mr Seriake Dickson.
Bello said that Tambuwal emerged PDP Governors’ Forum’s Chairman at the party’s 88th National Executive Council (NEC) meeting held at the PDP National Secretariat in Abuja.
He said that Tambuwal accepted the responsibility and pledged to run an inclusive administration to move the party forward.
His predecessor, Dickson, was however absent at the NEC meeting.