Frontline candidate for the speakership position in the incoming 10th House of Representatives, Tajuddeen Abbas of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has congratulated the governors of Bauchi and Rivers ṣtates, Bala Mohammed and Siminalayi Fubara, on their emergence, respectively, as the chairman and vice chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum.
Abbas said he was elated that the two leaders were elected by their colleagues to pilot the affairs of the PDP Governors Forum, noting that their emergence is a testament to their leadership qualities and readiness to serve the people.
In a statement from his campaign office, the lawmaker, who represents Zaria Federal Constituency in Kaduna State, said he was convinced that the two governors would give their best in their new assignments.
He lauded the combination of Bala Mohammed and Siminalayi Fubara, saying not only are they deserving of their new positions but that they are also a perfect match for the task ahead of them.
The speakership candidate noted with joy the contributions of the two governors to nation-building, which he urged them to sustain, and also enjoined them to work with their colleagues from the other political parties to put Nigeria first.
While wishing them success in their assignment, Abbas called on their colleagues, both in PDP and other political parties, to give them the maximum support to succeed.