Dr. Kayode Fayemi, Chairman, Nigerian Governors’ Forum, has welcomed Governor Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra State officially to the forum.
The Ekiti State Governor welcomed Soludo to the NGF during a one-day working visit to Awka, Anambra State.
Fayemi described Soludo as a “valuable asset” to the forum while commending him for the positive steps he had taken so far on assumption of office.
He said he had been following with activities in Anambra State under Soludo with keen interest, adding that the state had been relatively lucky with having progressive governors.
The NGF Chairman said that Soludo was another addition to the long list.
Responding, Soludo welcomed Fayemi whom he described as a long term friend and thanked him for the rare visit.
The Professor of Economics said there was the need for the Progressives to form coalition in moving the country forward with special interest in human capital development.
He commended the NGF Chairman for his leadership qualities at the Forum and called for effective collaboration towards nation building.
Fayemi added: “I appreciate you for your support since I came on board at the Nigeria Governor’s Forum and as Anambra State Governor.
“Anambra and Ekiti share several similarities, especially in the area of human capital.
“Anambra, as a commercial hub, has the potential to become the industrial and entertainment hub of Nigeria.”