Nigeria Governors Forum  holds valedictory meeting on Wednesday

Valedictory meeting of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), comprising of the 36 state governors of the federation, will hold on Wednesday, April 26, in Abuja.

 This was contained in an invitation sent to all the 36 governors, issued by the director-general of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Asishana Okauru, 

The letter of invite stated that the meeting will bring to an end the chairmanship of Governor Aminu Tambuwal, the Sokoto state governor, who took over from former Governor Kayode Fayemi.

According to the letter, the valedictory meeting will be physical, unlike the four previous sessions, which were virtual.  The letter further stated that seventeen governors are leaving the forum, having completed their terms of office, while newly elected ones would be inducted between May 14 and 17, the Voice of Nigeria report added. Meanwhile, first-time governors are ineligible to contest for the chairmanship of the forum. 

The newly elected governors will be sworn in on May 29.

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