Tuesday, 30 July 2013

Jonathan Accepts To Recognize Amaechi As NGF Chairman

Days after a peace meeting between President Goodluck Jonathan and some governors who have been up in arms against him, indications have emerged that he has decided to accept the outcome of the May 24 election of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum where Governor Rotimi Amaechi was elected as Chairman.

The is even as President Jonathan is insisting that Amaechi should apologize to him:
Consequently, the five Northern governors have made a commitment to Jonathan that Governor Amaechi who won the NGF election, would be advised to apologise him.
The apology promise, according to Leadership, was as a result of the strong exceptions President Jonathan took to some disparaging remarks Governor Amaechi personally made against his (Jonathan) person in the course of the debacle.

The president was said to have expressed his displeasure over Amaechi’s remarks to some visiting governors.

The governors who met with the president at the Presidential Villa on Saturday are those of Niger State, Muazu Babangida Aliyu; Kano State, Alhaji Rabiu Kwankwaso; Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako; Sokoto State, Aliyu Wammako; and Jigawa State, Sule Lamido.

The Aso Rock meeting marked a significant leap in the lingering crisis.

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