APC governors salute Buhari on victory over P&ID deal, Akinwunmi others

Governors on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC), on Tuesday expressed their gratitude to President Muhammadu Buhari over what they described as victories he has recorded for the country in international circle

The Progressive Governors Forum in a statement issued by its Chairman, Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State, commend the Federal Government for successfully getting the UK Commercial Court to order stay of execution, which also suspends any penalty against Nigeria in respect of the $9.6 billion Process and Industrial Development (P&ID) debt judgement against Nigeria.

“The ruling, which was given by presiding judge Rose Cranston of the Royal Courts of Justice Strand, London is a victory for all Nigerians.

“Progressive Governors in particular commend Nigeria’s legal team led by the Attorney General of the Federation, Mr. Abubakar Malami SAN;”

The Forum also aplauded Nigeria’s certification by World Health Organisation (WHO) as polio-free country and restate the commitment of all Progressive Governors to continue to work with Federal Government for the eradication of all communicable diseases in the country;

“We congratulate the Federal Government for the re-election of Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina as President of the African Development Bank for second term.

“Forum also notes with much appreciation and commendation to the Federal Government’s nomination of Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Eweala for the position of Director General of the World Trade Organisation; and

“Finally, Forum commend President Muhammadu Buhari for setting up the APC, Executive and Legislative Tripartite Consultative Committee under the Chairmanship of Vice President, Prof. Yomi Osinbajo. This is a welcome innovation to enhance the capacity of APC to resolve all our political challenges and therefore develop our democracy.” The statement noted

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