President Tinubu and Class of 1999 Governors in Nigeria

Class of 1999 Governors


Nigerian President, Bola Ahmed Tinubu receives in audience the class of 1999 Governors, who were part of the Nigerian Governors Forum together with the President in 1999.

President Tinubu meets with class of 1999 governors in Nigeria at the beginning of the 4th  republic under the 1999 constitution.

Among the class of 1999 governors, President Tinubu becomes the 3rd former executive governor to emerge a President after Umaru Musa Yar’Adua (Katsina state) and Dr. Goodluck Jonathan (Bayelsa state) in the history of Nigeria.

At the meeting holding at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, about 17 of the former governors are in attendance including; James Ibori ( Delta State), Donald Duke( Cross River), Niyi Adebayo ( Ekiti), Lucky Igbinedion( Edo ), Orji Uzor Kalu( Abia ), Sam Egwu( Ebonyi).
Others are Chimaroke Nnamani( Enugu), Ibrahim Saminu Turaki( Jigawa), Adamu Muazu( Bauchi), Obong Victor Attah( Akwa Ibom), Olusegun Osoba( Ogun), Bisi Akande( Osun), Ahmad Yerima( Zamfara), Jolly Nyame( Taraba), Attahiru Bafarawa( Sokoto) and Joshua Dariye( Plateau).
President Tinubu was the then governor of Lagos State. The agenda of the meeting has not been made public.


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