Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State is the new governor forum chairman from June 2019-2021.
He was elected through consensus.
He was nominated by Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-rufai and was seconded by Delta State to Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa.
The Sokoto governor, Aminu Tambuwal is the new deputy chairman of the forum.
He was nominated by Lagos state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode and seconded by Ondo State governor, Romiti Akeredolu.
The NGF chairman, Abdulaziz Yari, made the announcement Wednesday after two hours.
Fayemi said he and his deputy is happy by their emergence via consensus.
He promised to build on the success forum that started from Abdullahi Adamu of Nasarawa State.
He said they will build on the strong partnership with the federal government as led by Yari.
He said they will represent Nigeria, regardless of party affiliations and ensure the partnership with the federal government, legislature and development partners will be in the part interest of all.