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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EndSARS Protests: APC Govs Forum DG urges FG to review welfare initiatives targeting young people

By Godwin Amunde The Director General, Progressive Governors Forum, (PGF), Salihu Moh. Lukman, have said that in order to address the ongoing “EndSARS” protest across the country, there was need for review of government welfare initiatives and ensure provision of specific packages targeting young people, in addition to meeting the specific demands of protest. He stated this in a statement in his personal capacity and made available to newsmen on Sunday, in Abuja. Lukman said the current protest around #EndSARS is proof that Nigerian youths are troubled, and they are at the receiving…

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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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Attack on Gov. Zulum’s convoy a distraction – APC Governors Forum

By Godwin Amunde The Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) said the attack on the Governor of Borno State, Babagana Umaru Zulum’s convoy by Boko Haram insurgents was a distraction to the government in ensuring that life return to normal in Borno State. PGF called on the government to immediately provide more logistical support to security agencies deployed to Borno State to ensure speedy return to normalcy in the State and the north east region in general. The forum said this in a statement signed by its Chairman, Gov. Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi on…

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Birthday: PGF celebrates Remi Tinubu, Okorocha

By Godwin Amunde The Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), the umbrella body of Nigerian governors elected under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday eulogised the contributions of Senator Oluremi Tinubu to democratic development of Nigeria. A statement in Abuja by its Chairman and Kebbi State Governor, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, the forum described Senator Oluremi who marked her 60th birthday as a rallying point for the progressives in the country. “We celebrate with her, our leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and her entire family on this special occasion.…

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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 Forum’s DG seeks constitutional review to regulate conduct of party leaders

By Godwin Amunde The Director-General of the Progressives Governors’ Forum (PGF), Salihu Lukman said there is an urgent need for the All Progressives Congress (APC) to consider a review of its Constitution and develop proposed code of conduct for elected and appointed officials of the party to serve as bylaws in order to regulate their conduct. The DG of the PGF – a forum of governors on the platform of the ruling party – said to resolve the internal squabbles in the APC, the Governor Mai-Mala Buni Caretaker/Convention Working Committee…

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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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