LAHORE: Governor of Punjab Omar Sarfraz Cheema is likely to resign from his post following ouster of prime minister Imran Khan through a no-confidence motion.
According to sources privy to the matter, the governor Punjab will resign from his post once a new prime minister takes oath of his position.
Punjab Governor Omar Sarfraz Cheema took oath of his office on April 03 following removal of Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar from the slot.
Lahore High Court Chief Justice Muhammad Amir Bhatti administered the oath to him during a simple but dignified ceremony at the Governor’s House in Lahore.
The ceremony was attended by former Punjab chief minister Usman Buzdar, IG Punjab, chief secretary, Raja Yasir, Humayun Saeed and others.
Chaudhry Sarwar was removed from the post after being blamed for persuading Aleem Khan group to vote in favour of PML-N candidate Hamza Shahbaz.