The Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, has replaced his Ekiti State counterpart, Kayode Fayemi, as the Chairman, Nigeria Governors’ Forum.
Tambuwal assumed the position on Thursday at the National Economic Council meeting in Aso Rock Villa, Abuja, after Fayemi transferred the baton of office to him.
The Director, Media and Public Affairs of NGF, Abdulrazaque Bello-Barkindo, confirmed the change of baton in a statement on Thursday.
According to the statement, Tambuwal will be holding fort until May next year when a proper election is conducted among the governors.
Before his new role, Tambuwal served as Vice Chairman of the Forum under Fayemi in the last four years.