Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal has been elected chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party  Governors Forum.

The choice of  Tambuwal was made at the 88th National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of the PDP on Monday, according to a statement by Mohammad Bello, the governor’s special adviser.

Tambuwal replaces Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State whose tenure elapses in February.

His election comes a week after the Supreme Court affirmed him as Governor of Sokoto State.