The governor of Kebbi state, Governor Atiku Bagudu has been elected as “Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) Governors’ Forum”.
Governor Atiku was elected during a meeting the APC governors held at Imo governor’s lodge in Abuja on Thursday night.
Bagudu, is to replace Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state. Okorocha’s tenure will expire on the 29th of May.
The government of Kebbi have been joyful over this, and expressed their joy in a tweet saying.
“We are very glad to announce that Governor Atiku Bagudu of @KBStGovt is now our Chairman. Ensuing press releases and briefings will be made to this effect,” the tweet read.
Speaking on his appointment, the Kebbi governor promised to provide leadership to the forum to realise the group’s “collective vision to build a strong, democratic and inclusive APC”.
He promised to focus on driving inclusive governance structures that would ensure transparent and credible decision making processes within the APC.