Governors Forum mobilises against Yar’Adua’s Cabal, meets Jonathan on way forward
Due to the fact that more confusion have engulfed the country following the
unexpected return of President Yar'Adua to the country and his inability to appear in
public, the Governors Forum will today meet with the Acting President to chart a way
forward for the nation.
African Examiner gathered that during the meeting the governors will press for the
activation of section 144 of the 1999 constitution as well as dissolution of the Federal
The forum, which is the umbrella body of the governors of the 36 states of the
federation will also prevail on Dr. Jonathan to consider their candidates for ministerial
positions. The meeting is billed for 4.00 pm (Nigerian Time) today (Tuesday, 3/2/2010)
Mean while the chairman of the Governors forum and Kwara state governor Bukola
Saraki has said regardless of Yar'Adua's sudden return, Jonathan is in charge.
'We need to separate the arrival of the President from what has been agreed by the
resolution of the National Assembly which made Dr. Goodluck Jonathan the Acting
President. The President's arrival has not jettisoned that position. The period of
ambiguity is over and we all agree that he (Jonathan) is in charge of the country," he