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Governors to hold ‘crucial’ meeting Tuesday

Governors to hold ‘crucial’ meeting Tuesday
October 08
21:41 2015

The Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) announced on Thursday that it has scheduled a meeting to discuss “some pressing states and national issues’’.

Abdulaziz Yari, governor of Zamfara state and chairman of the forum, said the meeting would hold on Tuesday.

He said the forum would receive presentations from strategic ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs).

Yari also said that some development partners would make presentations regarding proposed reforms and support to states at the meeting.


“The meeting will also discuss major issues affecting states of the federation and the wellbeing of the people as well as the forums’ peer review initiative,” he said in a statement.

“The Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), federal ministry of health / World Bank, Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) and the UK Department for International Development (DFID) are also to make presentations at the meeting.’’

Yari added that the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) would also make presentations at the meeting.


The statement advised secretaries to state governments to also attend the meeting described as “crucial’’.


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