Ayo Fayose Emerges Chairman Of PDP Governor's ForumEkiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has emerged the new Chairman of the PDP Governors’ Forum, succeeding Governor Olusegun Mimiko.
The Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, announced this on Thursday, stating after the meeting that Fayose was chosen based on his performance and as the most senior governor of the PDP.
Also speaking, the National Chairman of the Caretaker Committee of the Party, Ahmed Makarfi, the Chairman Board of Trustee, BOT of the Party, Wali Jibril, and the leadership of the party in the National Assembly, Ike Ekweremadu, unanimously chose Fayose, describing Fayose as a valuable party member who would boost the growth and development of the party.
In his acceptance speech, Mr. Fayose described his election as call to service and promised not to let the party down as the Chairman of the Forum.
He added that he would pull down the wall of Jericho surrounding the party, assuring that the PDP would reclaim its lost states as well as the government as the centre.