Lahore (Staff Report): The Punjab Governor Rafiq Ahmed Rajwana on Wednesday resigned from his post.

Rajwana shared the news while addressing Lahore High Court Bar Association members.

The outgoing governor had expressed his intentions a few days ago after Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair relinquished his post, however, he formally tendered his resignation, Dunya News reported.

Imran Khan led party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf had already announced that Senator Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar would be the next Governor of Pakistan’s most populous province.

Rafiq Rajwana was appointed by Pakistan Muslim league Nawaz in 2015 as the 29th Governor of the province.

Interestingly, he had succeeded Chaudhry Sarwar and would be succeeded by the same politician.