Attack on Governor Zulum’s Convoy: PGF Commiserate with the People and Government of Borno State

Attack on Governor Zulum’s Convoy: PGF Commiserate with the People and Government of Borno State

We commiserate with the people and government of Borno State over the unfortunate attack of Saturday, September 26, 2020 on two convoys along Maiduguri/Baga Road of Borno State – one belonging to His Excellency Governor Babagana Umara Zulumand the second belonging to the Committee on Bagareconstruction. As Progressive Governors, we are saddened by this dastardly attack, which has resulted in the unfortunate death of precious lives of security personnel and […]

Condolence Message on the Death of Sen. Abiola Ajimobi

Condolence Message on the Death of Sen. Abiola Ajimobi

Inna lillahi wa inna ilaihin rajiun We received the death of His Excellency, Sen. Abiola Ajimobi with heavy heart and gratitude to Allah (SWT) for a life well blessed. We, the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), join the family, people and government of Oyo State and the nation to pray for the repose of the soul of our dear and beloved Sen. Abiola Ajimobi. His death is a loss […]

Communiqué of the Teleconference Meeting of Secretaries to Governments of All Progressives Congress States on Developing Common Policy Initiatives on Promoting Child Nutrition Held on Thursday, April 30, 2020

Communiqué of the Teleconference Meeting of Secretaries to Governments of All Progressives Congress States on Developing Common Policy Initiatives on Promoting Child Nutrition Held on Thursday, April 30, 2020

I. Background The 9th Quarterly meeting of the Secretaries to Government of the APC States (SGSs) held on Thursday, April 30, 2020, via teleconference. SGSs of APC States and other representatives of states were in attendance. Members of the PGF Governance Programme Steering Committee also attended. The theme of the meeting is Developing Common Policy Initiatives on Promoting Child Nutrition in APC States. The […]

Death of Mallam Abba Kyari: A Call for United Action to Stop the Spread of Covid-19 in Nigeria

Death of Mallam Abba Kyari: A Call for United Action to Stop the Spread of Covid-19 in Nigeria

Inna lillahi wa inna ilaihin rajiun We received the death of Mallam Abba Kyari with heavy heart and gratitude to Allah (SWT) for a life well blessed. We, the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), join the family, President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR and the nation to pray for the repose of the soul of our dear and beloved Mallam Abba Kyari. His death is a loss to […]

Disciplinary Actions by the ‘Comrade Oshiomhole-led NWC’: Why APC must be Rule-Based.

Disciplinary Actions by the ‘Comrade Oshiomhole-led NWC’: Why APC must be Rule-Based.

Salihu Moh. Lukman Progressive Governors Forum Asokoro, Abuja With the emergency National Executive Council (NEC) of APC scheduled to hold Tuesday, March 17, 2019, apart from the issue of appointing an acting National Chairman, the resolution of cases of so-called suspension of members of the National Working Committee (NWC) would have to be addressed. This […]

Abule Ado Explosion: PGF with the People and Government of Lagos State

Abule Ado Explosion: PGF with the People and Government of Lagos State

We commiserate with the Government and people of Lagos for the sad incidence of the crude oil pipeline explosion that caused many deaths and devastating damages to many houses in Abule Ado area of Lagos state. At times like this, we send our condolence message to our colleague His Excellency Babajide Sanwo-Olu and all the […]

INJUNCTION AGAINST COMRADE ADAMS OSHIOMHOLE: THE BIG OPPORTUNITY FOR PARTY-BUILDING.

INJUNCTION AGAINST COMRADE ADAMS OSHIOMHOLE: THE BIG OPPORTUNITY FOR PARTY-BUILDING.

Salihu Moh. Lukman Progressive Governors Forum, Abuja smlukman@gmail.com Following the interlocutory injunction by the FCT High Court presided over by Justice Danlami Senchi, against Comrade Adams Oshiomhole from acting as the National Chairman of the APC, on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, the question of the commitment of our political leaders to the rule of law, […]

AGAINST THE BLOOMBERG REPORT ON GOVERNOR BAGUDU

AGAINST THE BLOOMBERG REPORT ON GOVERNOR BAGUDU

Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, governor of Kebbi state and former senator, has been in the news lately over plans by the US to help Nigeria repatriate $308 million from the British Island of Jersey. The funds are part of the billions of dollars traced to Sani Abacha, the late military dictator who ruled Nigeria from November […]

APC Governors to review report on ‘True Federalism’

APC Governors to review report on ‘True Federalism’

The Progressive Governors’ Forum (PGF), governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that they would review the report of True Federalism Committee led by Governor Nasir el-Rufai. The members of the PGF steering committee on Governance, who met yesterday in Abuja, said they were studying the report of the […]

APC Governors Back Community Policing, Differ On ‘Amotekun’

APC Governors Back Community Policing, Differ On ‘Amotekun’

Governors elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have accepted the federal government’s community policing arrangement but differed on “Operation Amotekun” adopted by six of their members from the South West zone. The governors, who operate under the umbrella of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), said that they were confident that […]