Governors from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have cautioned President Bola Tinubu against pursuing war with the Niger Republic following the military coup. The PDP Governors Forum, along with party leaders and stakeholders, stressed the importance of dialogue and diplomacy in resolving the crisis.
During the meeting, the participants also emphasized party discipline and a zero-tolerance policy towards anti-party activities. They expressed commitment to repositioning and stabilizing the PDP, with ongoing healing and reconciliation processes showing positive results.
The governors pledged solid support for PDP’s Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, and Vice Presidential candidate, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, in their quest to reclaim the stolen mandate through legal means.
The communique also called for good governance, transparency, and accountability, urging the Federal Government to reduce the cost of governance by minimizing the number of ministers and special advisers.
Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke, stated his support for his predecessor, Adeboyega Oyetola, highlighting his dedication to the overall interest of Osun State, irrespective of political affiliations.
Governors and party leaders who attended the meeting included Bala Mohammed, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, Douye Diri, Sheriff Oborevwori, Peter Mbah, Godwin Obaseki, Kefas Agbu, and Dauda Lawal, among others.