Nigerian Governors Forum Summons ‘Crucial’ Meeting On Pressing National Issues

NGFThe Nigeria​n​ Governors Forum, NGF, on Thursday said it would meet to discuss “some pressing states and national issues”.

A statement signed by chairman of the forum, Abdulaziz Yari, said the meeting would hold on Tuesday.

Mr. Yari, who is the governor of Zamfara State, said the forum would receive presentations from strategic Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MDAs, on some of the issues.

He also said 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 well-being of the people as well as the forums’ peer review initiative.

“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”, he added.

Others to make presentation to the forum, according to him, are the United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, and the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure, NASENI.

The statement advised Secretaries to State Governments, SSGs, to come with their governors to the meeting described as “crucial”.