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Asking Makinde, who has been holidaying in Houston, Texas, United States of America to return to the country immediately, Akande, who is the Director of the Centre for Presidential Studies, Igbinedion University, Okada, Edo State, asked all indigenes, irrespective of their political leanings, to identify with the governor at this critical time.

In a bid to check fresh outbreak of hostilities between some parts of Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State and the Agila people of Benue State, Governor David Umahi has directed that the Ohaukwu Council Chairman, Clement Odah, and 39 others be arrested for interrogations by the Police and the Department of State Services.

But surprisingly, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governors were schemed out of the meeting as it was attended by the PDP governors and their counterparts from the Labour Party, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko and APGA’s Wille Obiano

In a statement issued in Lagos on Friday by its Interim National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the party said after deliberately excluding the Governors from the meeting, the presidency and the PDP then engaged in outright disinformation and distortion of facts to make it look as if the APC Governors deliberately boycotted the meeting, apparently in an effort to make political gain from the whole issue

The meeting was attended by all the PDP governors and their counterparts in the Labour Party and APGA, Dr Olusegun Mimiko and Willie Obiano respectively, fuelling speculation that the APC governors may have boycotted it