Tambuwal takes over from Dickson as chairman PDP governors’ forum

Tambuwal takes over from Dickson as chairman PDP governors’ forum

- The PDP now has a new chairman for its governors' forum

- The new appointee is Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto

- Tambuwal took over from Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa state

- Dickson's tenure is expected to end by Monday, February 3

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto has been appointed as the chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors' forum.

Tambuwal's appointment came on Monday, January 27, as the tenure of his predecessor, Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa will end on Monday, February 3.

According to Tambuwal's special adviser on media, Mohammad Bello, his appointment was done during the PDP's National Executive Council (NEC) meeting at the party's national secretariat.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that the Supreme Court, on Monday, January 20, affirmed the election victory of Tambuwal as authentic winner of the March 9, 2019, governorship poll in Sokoto state.

Legit.ng learned that the members of the team of justices led by Sylvester Ngwuta all agreed with the judgement in favour of Tambuwal.

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Reading out the lead judgement on the case, Justice Uwani Abba-Aji said on behalf of the Supreme Court that the evidence presented against Tambuwal by Ahmed Aliyu Sokoto of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was of no value.

Reading out the lead judgement on the case, Justice Uwani Abba-Aji said on behalf of the Supreme Court that the evidence presented against Tambuwal by Ahmed Aliyu Sokoto of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was of no value.

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Tambuwal contested for the 2019 governorship election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Legit.ng reported that Tambuwal's victory at the Supreme Court happened just minutes after the governor of Kano state was declared as the actual winner of the March 9, 2019, election in Kano.

In another post, Legit.ng reported that Tambuwal had urged President Muhammadu Buhari to run an inclusive government following his victory at the Supreme Court.

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Tambuwal, who congratulated Buhari over his victory against Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the Supreme Court, said in a statement on Thursday, October 31, that the president needed to rally Nigerians to support his government in tackling the country's challenges.

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