The battle line seems drawn if not broken between the president, Goodluck jonathan and the river state governor, rotimi amaechi as the president called an emergency dinner for the state governors on wednesday night. Interestingly, the parley which has been slated for 8pm on wednesday night coincides day and time with the meeting called by amaechi on behalf of the NGF (nigeria governors forum).
However, the presidents invitation was sent three hours after amaechi sent his, a move widely believed to be a strategy by the president’s camp to identify governors for and against the president.
Its no longer news that the may24 election of the NGF, has since pitched state governors against each other. Some in fact, have openly declared their support for the faction they belong. Although amaechi was being suspended by the party’s National Working Committeet that was disbanded last thursday, he enjoys the support of all opposition governors as well as some of the other governors in the north.
As we await to see how the situations unfolds, please how much is one cup of garri….