by Hauwa Gambo


There is also something self-satisfied, smug about the two-time governor of Rivers and now two-time chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum, Rotimi Amaechi. It endears him to his fans – as much as it drives his critics to rage.

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Well, even they won’t begrudge that knowing smile – the one of a man who has figured out the world – after his surprise (well, to some) win at the NGF elections in Abuja yesterday.

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By his side is his friend and fellow governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso of Kano. No prize for guessing who that one vote is.

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