Bauchi State Governor, Bala Muhammed, has been elected as the chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party Governors’ Forum (PDP-GF) yo replace Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde.
The Governor of Rivers State, Siminalayi Fubara, emerged as the vice chairman of the forum.
They were elected on Saturday at a retreat for elected PDP officials held in Bauchi State.
At the retreat, the Acting National Chairman of PDP, Umar Damagum, urged the party’s governors to work together and support the party’s senators-elect.
“I want to reiterate, on the issue of the National Assembly, we have to know we are an opposition. To remain relevant, we must work together as one family. That is the only way you will be able to ensure that your relevance is being determined”, he said.