Sokoto State governor, Aminu Tambuwal has replaced Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa as the chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Governors’ forum.
A statement by Special Adviser to the governor, Muhammad Bello said Mr Tambuwal replaces Mr Dickson whose tenure will elapse on February 3.
“The choice of Governor Tambuwal was unanimous as all the governors in attendance at the party’s 88th National Executive Council (NEC) holding at the PDP National Secretariat, Wadata plaza, Abuja, resolved and appointed him as their chairman.
“Accepting the onerous responsibility, Governor Tambuwal pledged to run an inclusive administration and to move the party forward.
“His predecessor, Dickson was, however, conspicuously absent at the NEC meeting,” Mr Bello said.