The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum on Saturday resolved to raise Legislative Liaison Committee to guide it on legislative matters and pending critical bills in the National Assembly and State House of Assemblies.
The forum’s resolution is contained in a communiqué signed by its Chairman, Governor Aminu Tambuwal, at the end of a virtual meeting held in Sokoto.
It also resolved to set up a legal affairs committee to guide it on local government, inter-state, and Federal Government relations.
The communiqué read: “The legislative liaison committee is expected to liaise with both the national and state legislatures on legislative matters.
“The legislative liaison committee is also expected to guide the forum on pending bills, including the Electoral Act Amendment and Constitution Review matters as it affects the PDP governors.
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“The legal affairs committee is expected to identify and coordinate legal matters affecting the forum.
“In particular, the committee is expected to guide the forum on local government, inter-state, and federal government relations.
“It is also expected to explore various infractions of the constitution by the federal government, including the arbitrary and illegal deductions from the Federation Account.”
The forum urged President Muhammadu Buhari, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies to play an impartial role in the forthcoming governorship elections in Edo and Ondo States.