By Goodluck Ikiebe
Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, has emerged the new Chairman of the Progressives Governors Forum (PGF).
He succeeds outgone Kaduna state Governor, Nasir El-Rufai.
According to El-Rufai, the immediate past Chairman of the PGF, Uzodinma emerged the Forum’s new leader at a joint meeting of immediate past, reelected and newly-elected Governors held on Wednesday in Abuja.
The PGF is an organization, which comprises Governors elected under the All Progressives Congress (APC), which serves as a platform for collaboration, policy development, and sharing of experiences among its members.
El-Rufai said the new Kaduna state Governor, Uba Sani, emerged as Vice Chairman, while Dr. Abdulkadir Mayere, former Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Agriculture, was appointed as the Director-General of the PGF.
The tenure of the new leadership, according to El-Rufai, takes off immediately.