President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara on his emergence as the new Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF.
Mr Buhari, in a congratulatory message issued by his spokesman, Garba Shehu, on Friday in Abuja, urged the governor to give his best in providing leadership for the forum.
He commended the governors for their maturity and the stability of NGF over the years, especially in electing new leaders.
The president also acknowledged the significant role which the forum had been playing in stimulating discussions on development, promoting democracy and counseling political leaders on service to the nation.
He expressed the belief that the new NGF chairman would further improve relations, tighten policy issues and provide more opportunities for growth among states and the Federal Government, considering his antecedents in business and government.
The president wished Mr AbdulRazaq the very best in the new assignment.