Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have called for the speedy devolution of powers and restructuring of the country in a way that would help it to surmount the myriads of challenges confronting the nation.
According to the governors, there was need to bring together various groups and tendencies in the country now to avert extreme security situations.
The PDP Governors who met in Makurdi, Benue State to review the state of affairs in the country, noted and condemned the alarming drift of the nation which they said, if allowed to continue, would make Nigeria a failed state.
They expressed deep concern at the deteriorating relations between various groups and saying that it has given rise to ethnic and tribal tensions, religious divisions, and various forms of social and political cleavages.
The Governors maintained that Nigeria was is in dire need of leadership to avert the looming disaster.
The meeting commended the Governors of PDP-controlled states for their innovative approaches to governance in many fields especially infrastructure, education, health, women and youth initiatives
The PDP Governors’ Forum meeting under the chairmanship of sokoto state governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, received briefings from the National Chairman of the party, Prince Uche Secondus, and the Chairman PDP Board of Trustees, Senator Walid Jibrin.