Amaechi floors Jonathan: wins re-election as Governors Forum Chairman

Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi

Amaechi defeated Jonah Jang of Plateau.

The Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi, has been re-elected as the Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum.

Official results said Mr. Amaechi won the election by 19 to 16 votes to defeat his challenger, Jonah Jang of Plateau at the election held at the Rivers State Government House in Abuja.

Mr. Amaechi”s re-election was opposed by President Goodluck Jonathan and the Peoples Democratic Party hierachy.

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