Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State has been elected as the Chairman of South-East Governors’ Forum.

According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Umahi was unanimously endorsed at a meeting of the forum attended by all the governors from the zone in Enugu on Sunday.

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia, who announced this after a closed door meeting, said that the lot fell on Umahi to lead the group because Abia and Anambra had had their turns in the past.