Overview of PDPGF

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The PDP Governors Forum or PDPGF is a political and policy think tank consisting of the state governors affiliated with the People's Democratic Party in Nigeria

Inception Since 2013

The Forum was formed on 24 February 2013 when it split away from the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF).

Our Mission

The PDPGF aims to provide a platform for governors to interact and exchange knowledge, ideas and experiences about how to move the party forward as well as to better coordinate programmes and policies in their various states.

Our History

The Forum was formed on 24 February 2013 when it split away from the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF).

Our Leadership

The Forum is led by a Chairperson, currently Aminu Waziri Tambuwal. He took over in January 2020 from Seriake Dickson the previous chairman of the Forum.

Tambuwal Elected as Chairman


Aminu Tambuwal Governor of Sokoto State replaced Seriake Dickson, the outgoing governor of Bayelsa state. Accepting the numerous responsibility, Tambuwal pledged to run an inclusive administration and to move the party forward.


Ikpeazu emerges Vice Chairman


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors' Forum has endorsed Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia as the Vice Chairman of the Forum.


Director General

The PDP Governors Forum (PDP-GF) has appointed Hon CID Maduabum as the Director-General of the Forum. This is sequel to a resolution of the Forum in June 2019 which was reconfirmed on 26th January 2020.


 From left: Hon. CID Maduabum, newly-appointed Director-General of PDP Governors Forum; Mary Beth Leonard, United States ambassador to Nigeria; Gov. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, Chairman of the PDP-GF; Kathleen Fitz Gibbon, Deputy Chief of Mission, US embassy Nigeria; Mr Fabian Okoye, Special Adviser International Cooperation to Gov. Tambuwal, and Stephen Haykin, USAID Mission Director, when Gov. Tambuwal visited the US ambassador in Abuja