The maiden meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Governors’ Forum will hold on Monday in Abuja to address pressing issues including reconciliation of aggrieved members.
Saturday Vanguard also gathered that the Chairman of the forum and Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio will use the opportunity of the meeting to appeal to its colleagues to allow peace prevail in the interest of the party and the nation at large.
Other matters which sources said the governors are likely to address include a rancour-free National Executive Committee ,NEC, meeting of the party scheduled to hold soon since the members of the Board of Trustees, BoT, and that of National Caucus had already held their own.
Ahead of the Monday meeting, the National Coordinator of the PDP Technocrats Forum, Earl Osaro Onaiwu has called on the PDP Governors to use the newly established governors forum to contribute positively to the repositioning of the party.
Onaiwu said it was an opportunity for the PDP governors to prove the doubting Thomases wrong and finally put to rest the speculation as to the real motive behind the creation of the forum.
He also called on Governor Akpabio to ensure that deliberations at the meeting focused on the manifesto of the party and how to implement same. the benefit of the electorate.
He promised to make available, the expertise of members of the PDP Technocrats Forum when called upon as the group was created to bring professionals in the PDP together with a view to improving the capacity of the party to deliver on its promises.