Why Amaechi Postponed Nigeria Governors’ Forum Meeting

Rotimi-Amaechi 600Rivers State Governor and duly elected Chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum,Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi on Wednesday postponed the meeting of the forum scheduled For 8.00pm in Abuja.

A statement last night said the NGF “postponed its meeting previously scheduled for 8pm Wednesday June 26, 2013 in deference to His Excellency, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR, who invited all governors to a dinner at the presidential villa at the same time as the forum meeting was to hold”

“We will be attending Mr. President’s dinner invitation as a mark of our respect for his person and office” Governor Amaechi said in the statement.

The NGF meeting had been previously scheduled to hold at 8pm but with the invitation to dinner with the President, the governors decided to reschedule.The statement revealed that “ Fifteen governors left for the villa led by the chairman of the forum, Governor Amaechi. Deputy governors of Kwara and Oyo state both of whom represented their governors joined the team led by Amaechi on their way to the Villa.”

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