Posted on Wednesday, August 14th, 2013
By Chukwudi Nweje
Assistant Features Editor
Although the political crises in Rivers State and the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) appear to have subsided, the actions of five Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors- Rabiu Kwankwaso of Kano, Sule Lamido of Jigawa Aliyu Wamakko of Sokoto, Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu of Niger and Murtala Nyako of Adamawa States who went on solidarity visit to Governor Rotimi Amaechi in the heat of the altercations has not.
The governors under the aegis of ‘Save Democracy’ initiative have been touring some parts of the country in the last few months, consulting with prominent Nigerians on as they put it, ‘the state of the nation’. They had in that instance, met with former Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida, who called them “true patriots” for initiating peace moves to end the crisis of confidence in Rivers State and the nation in general. They also interacted with former Head of State General Abdulsalami Abubakar, former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Second Republic President, Alhaji Shehu Shagari among other prominent Nigerians both within and outside political circles. Continue reading “PDP Govs: Tasking Their Excellencies”