- Nigerian politicians, especially PDP governors, are sad about the rampant insecurity in Nigeria
- The governors believe that this is caused by the influence of the APC in the country
- Benue state has been chosen as the venue where the governors will discuss this and other issues on Friday, April 9
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In a bid to loosen the perceived shackles and influence of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Nigeria, some prominent Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors will be storming Benue state on Friday, April 9.
According to the director-general of the PDP Governors’ Forum, Cyril Maduabum, the governors will be led by Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto, The News reports.
He noted that among issues to be discussed are a review of the party's present state and ways to lift Nigeria from the menace of insecurity.
Earlier, prominent members of the PDP, including governors and senators, visited Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara state in a bid to stop his reported moves to return to the APC.
Six PDP governors and other chieftains of the party met with Governor Matawalle in Gusau, the state capital, on Wednesday, April 7.
The governors in attendance were: Seyi Makinde (Oyo), Darius Ishaku (Taraba), Nyesom Wike (Rivers), Bala Mohammed (Bauchi), and Umaru Fintiri (Adamawa).
They were all led to the northern state by Tambuwal. Governor Tambuwal announced the donation of N100 million from the PDP Governors Forum to the victims of Gusau market fire.
He alleged that the recent visit to Zamfara by some governors on the platform of the APC was political.
Meanwhile, following the speculation that Matawalle was allegedly planning to abandon the PDP for the APC, three governors of the ruling party had stormed the state. The governors visited the state on Monday, April 5, for the commissioning of some buildings.
Legit.ng gathered that the governors included, Mai-Mala Buni of Yobe; Abubakar Badaru of Jigawa and Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, adding that each inaugurated houses named after their states.