The Peoples Democratic Party Governors’ Forum has endorsed Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State as the Deputy Chairman.
The forum’s Chairman and Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, who spoke with newsmen at the end of the forum’s meeting on Wednesday night in Abuja, said Ikpeazu was unanimously appointed by the members.
Tambuwal said the meeting, which was held with the PDP National Working Committee, discussed issues that were critical to the development of the party and the nation.
In attendance at the meeting were governors of Akwa Ibom, Abia, Bayelsa, Delta, Bauchi, Taraba, Adamawa and Sokoto States.
Others included Uche Secondus and Senator Ibrahim Tsauri, National Chairman and Secretary of the party respectively.
Secondus said the NWC of the PDP was at the meeting “to brief the governors as well as discuss issues of national importance.”