The Governor of River State, Rotimi Amaechi and five other governors where absent at the Governors Forum meeting help in Abuja on Monday.
The other five Governors who were not present at the meeting are Jigawa State Governor, Sule Lamido; Governor of Niger State, Dr Babangida Aliyu; Governor of Kebbi State, Seidu Dakingari; Governor of Sokoto State, Aliyu Wamako; Governor of Kano State Musa Kwakwanso and Governor Sulivan Chime.
Eight of the Governors were represented by their Deputies. The new BOT Chairman, Chief Tony Anenih was also in attendance.
The absence of Gov. Amaechi from the meeting might not be unconnected with the reported plan by the presidency to remove him as the chairman of Governors Forum.
The Presidency believed Governor Amaechi is not working in accordance with the move to return President Goodluck Jonathan to power in 2015, so using some Governor to remove him as the Chairman