KWARA Gov Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq has emerged as the new Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum(NGF).

This is contained in a statement by the outgoing NGF Chairman and Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Wednesday in Abuja.

Tambuwal said that Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State had also emerged as the Vice-Chairman of the forum, saying that the new leaders were chosen by consensus at the 7th emergency meeting of the NGF on Tuesday in Abuja.

“Members were briefed by the chairman of the forum that the Minister of Finance has granted the request of the forum to immediately stop further deductions from the accounts of states.