The Nigerian Forum of State Youth Council Chairmen, weekend elected Dr. Fabong Jemchang as its new Chairman.

Dr. Jemchang, the Plateau State Youth Council Chairman was "unanimously voted" during the forum's meeting in Abuja, Sunday.

A communiqué released after the meeting also confirmed the election of Mr. Prince Adeleke of Ogun State as Secretary the Forum's Secretary.

The communiqué signed by Mr. Mohammed Zannah, the Forum's Public Relations Officer appreciated the Governor of Plateau State, Simon Bako Lalong for being "the most youth-friendly Governor in Nigeria and the giant strides he made in the place of employment, empowerment and engagement of youths on the Plateau."

The Forum in the communiqué also endorsed Hon. Idris Maje, Plateau's Wase constituency Reps member as Speaker of the Nigerian House of Representatives in the 9th Assembly.