Umahi’s defection to APC a testament of our party’s capacity to mobilise all Nigerians – PGF

By Godwin Amunde  Progressive Governors’ Forum (PGF), a platform of elected governors on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has welcomed Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, into its fold. The Forum described the defection of Umahi to the ruling party as a testament of the party’s capacity to mobilise and unite all Nigerians. In a statement titled “Progressive Reinforcement…Welcoming Chief David Nweze Umahi to the APC,” signed by its Chairman, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, Governor of Kebbi State, the Forum said the development was a reflection that the progressive…

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APC controlled states propose 6 months maternity leave, exclusive breastfeeding

By Godwin Amunde In a move to promote a framework for promoting child nutrition, Governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) controlled states have proposed to implement six months maternity leave as well as exclusive breastfeeding for children from birth, stressing the importance of exclusive breastfeeding to the growth and general health of a child. The proposal was contained in a communiqué issued Thursday in Abuja at the end of a virtual meeting of Secretaries to State Governments of APC-controlled states held under the auspices of the Progressive Governors’ Forum…

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Nigeria @ 60: APC Governors reaffirm commitment to democracy, development

By Godwin Amunde As Nigeria celebrates 60 years of independence from colonial rule, the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), an umbrella body of governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) reaffirmed its commitment to Nigeria’s democracy, development and the well being of the people. The PGF, in a message signed by its Chairman and Governor of Kebbi State, Abubakar Atiku-Bagudu, congratulated the Nigerian people for their resilience and faith in a united democratic Nigeria, adding that as democrats, they have accepted their electoral victories and losses without…

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APC Governors laud FG over certification of Nigeria as Polio free

Commend Buhari for ‘efficiently managing Nigeria’s economy’  By Godwin Amunde The Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), an umbrella body of elected governors on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has applauded the Federal Government over the country’s certification by the World Health Organization (WHO) as polio free country. The Forum also restated its commitment to continue to work with the federal government for the eradication of all communicable diseases.  This was part of resolution of the emergency teleconference of the PGF held on Sunday, September 6th, 2020. Kebbi State…

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APC Governors rate Buhari high on security, economy

The governors of the APC-controlled States have stated that they are “proud of the leadership and achievements” of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. The APC Governors said the president has done well in the handling of security issues. They noted that Buhari also recorded success in pulling the country out of the 2016 economic recession as well as the ongoing management of the COVID-19 pandemic. The APC Governors made this known at Tuesday’s Virtual interaction with President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, and the Governor of Kebbi State and Chairman…

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APC Governors condole with colleague, Kwara’s Abdulrasaq, over father’s death

By Godwin Amunde The Progressives Governors Forum (PGF), an umbrella body of Governors elected under the banner of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has condoled with their colleague, Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahaman Abdulrasaq, over the death of his father, Abdulganiyu Folorunsho. The death of the Governor’s father was announced early Saturday. In a condolence message made available to journalists in Abuja and signed by Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, Kebbi State governor and Chairman of the PGF, the APC governors describe the loss as that of the entire nation.  “We received…

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APC Governors mourn Isa Funtua, say death a national loss

By Godwin Amunde The Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), a platform of Governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has described the death of  Mallam Isa Funtua as a collosal loss to the nation and patriots. In a statement made available to news men on Wednesday in Abuja, Chairman of the Forum and Governor of Kebbi State, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu said the death of Mallam Isa Funtua was received with heavy hearts but with gratitude to Allah for a life well blessed. According to Governor Bagudu, “Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), join…

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