Connect with us

General news

Governors to meet Wednesday over economy, security

Published

on

  Governors to meet Wednesday over econoThe 36 state governors under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors Forum NGF are to meet on Wednesday in Abuja to discuss issues of economy insecurity and other challenges confronting the nation Mr Abdulrazaque Bello Barkindo Director Media and Public Affairs NGF said in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja He said the state of the economy will dominate the conversation when the 36 governors meet at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa in Abuja Worried by the economic woes that the citizenry has been complaining about and the hardship associated with it several governors reasoned that it is high time to tell each other the bare truth by confronting each other on the situation and brainstorming on it This formed the basis for resorting to an in person meeting which since the outbreak of the COVID 19 pandemic been relegated by the states executives Two things will feature prominently in the conversation the economy and security According to him the meeting will be the first to be held collectively by the governors on the nation s economy in 2022 He dismissed as spurious recent media reports that the governors had collectively advised the president to compulsorily retire civil servants aged 50 and above and other suggestions meant to impose further hardship on the people Bello Barkindo said that the governors would launch the Primary Health Care Leadership Challenge Fund and the World Bank SFTAS charter before going into the meeting expected to commence by 2pm He added that the governors would receive update on the COVID 19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus programme during the meeting NewsSourceCredit NAN
Governors to meet Wednesday over economy, security

Governors to meet Wednesday over econoThe 36 state governors under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) are to meet on Wednesday in Abuja to discuss issues of economy, insecurity and other challenges confronting the nation.

best blogger outreach naija breaking news now

Abdulrazaque Bello-Barkindo

Mr Abdulrazaque Bello-Barkindo, Director, Media and Public Affairs, NGF, said in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja.

naija breaking news now

Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa in Abuja

He said the state of the economy ‪will dominate the conversation when the 36 governors meet at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa in Abuja.

naija breaking news now


“Worried by the economic woes that the citizenry has been complaining about and the hardship associated with it, several governors reasoned that it is high time to tell each other the bare truth by confronting each other on the situation and brainstorming on it.

“This formed the basis for resorting to an in-person meeting which since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic been relegated by the states’ executives.

“Two things will feature prominently in the conversation: the economy and security.


According to him, the meeting will be the first to be held collectively by the governors on the nation’s economy in 2022.
He dismissed as spurious, recent media reports that the governors had collectively advised the president to compulsorily retire civil servants aged 50 and above and other suggestions meant to impose further hardship on the people.

Primary Health Care Leadership Challenge Fund

Bello-Barkindo said that the governors would launch the Primary Health Care Leadership Challenge Fund and the World Bank SFTAS charter before going into the meeting, expected to commence by 2pm.

COVID-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus

He added that the governors would receive update on the COVID-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus programme during the meeting.

NewsSourceCredit: NAN

49ja rariya labaran hausa link shortners youtube video downloader