The Sokoto state governor, Aminu Tambuwal, has changed his Ekiti state counterpart, Kayode Fayemi, because the Chairman, Nigeria Governors’ Discussion board.
Tambuwal assumed the place Thursday on the Nationwide Financial Council assembly in Aso Rock Villa, Abuja, after Fayemi transferred the baton of workplace to him.
The Director, Media and Public Affairs of NGF, Abdulrazaque Bello-Barkindo, confirmed the change of baton in an announcement on Thursday.
In accordance with the assertion, Tambuwal shall be holding the fort till Could subsequent 12 months when a correct election is carried out among the many governors.
Earlier than his new function, Tambuwal served as Vice Chairman of the Discussion board beneath Fayemi within the final 4 years.
Fayemi was not too long ago elected because the President of the Discussion board of Regional and State Governments in Saidia within the state of Casablanca in Morocco.
The assertion learn, “Earlier than making the announcement, the Ekiti state governor acknowledged the result-driven output of the NEC and thanked his colleagues and different members of the council for his or her assist, explaining that sure, we could also be often troublesome, coming from the Discussion board of Governors, and we do take a look at your persistence however you’ve got by no means actually expressed any frustration with all our truculent questions and the insistence that the federation have to be a real federation.”
“The brand new President of the FORAF additionally didn’t overlook to thank the Secretariat of the NEC and thru the NEC thanked the President and Commander in Chief of the Nation for taking the resolutions of the NEC severely by implementing them.
“In his response Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo mentioned the NGF chairman had taken the wind out of their sail, as a result of he was “meant to, on behalf of the NEC commend the Ekiti governor and NGF Chairman’s knowledgeable and patriotic companies to the council within the final 4 years and that was enhanced by your chairmanship of the NGF, admitting that the NGF has ensured that we transfer to a real federation, not simply in phrases however in deeds as properly.”
“Professor Osinbajo prayed that Dr Fayemi’s companies each nationally and globally to growth, and to all the good which the nation deserves and the worldwide neighborhood deserves will proceed.