Some Nigerian Governors Hold Closed-Door Meeting In Makurdi

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Governors elected on the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) platform met behind closed doors at the Government House in Makurdi, Benue, on Friday.

Gov. Samuel Ortom had earlier received some of the governors who were in the state to attend the Party's Governors' Forum..

Umaru Fintiri (Adamawa), Nyesom Wike (Rivers), Seyi Makinde (Oyo), Ifeanyi Okowa (Delta), and Darius Ishaku were among those who arrived at Makurdi Airport (Taraba).

At the time of writing, Governors Emmanuel Udom (Akwa Ibom), Godwin Obaseki (Edo), and Bello Matawalle (Zamfara) were still awaiting their appointments.

Ortom also greeted the PDP's National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, and former Governor of Niger, Babangida Aliyu, at the airport.

On Thursday, Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, Chairman of the PDP Governors Forum, Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, and Gov. Duoye Diri of Bayelsa arrived for the meeting.

Sen. Gabriel Suswam and other high-ranking government officials joined the governor at the airport to greet the guests.