Governors meet to discuss NFIU’s directive on LG funds, other issues

Posted by Emmanuel Oloniruha | 22 August 2019 | 437 times

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•A cross section of governors

The 36 state governors under the umbrella of Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) met Wednesday night in Abuja to discuss update on recent directive of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) on local government funds.

The governors also discussed and reviewed update on Primary Heath Care under One Roof (PHCOUR) and other health related matters.

Equally on the agenda was “UN General Assembly – Panel on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Climate Change”; “Feedback on Governors’ Meeting with African Development Bank (AfDB) and Chinese Investors”.

Others were the forum’s one-day meeting with partners such as Debt Management Office, Joint Task Board and Nigeria Stock Exchange.

Those in attendance at the meeting were the Chairman of the forum and Ekiti Governor, Kayode Fayemi, his Deputy and Governor of Sokoto, Aminu Tambuwal.

Others were Okezie Ikpeazu (Abia), Umaru Fintri (Adamawa), Udom Emmanuel (Akwa Ibom), Willie Obiano (Anambra), Samuel Ortom (Benue), Bala Mohammed (Bauchi), Godwin Obaseki (Edo).

Also present were Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (Enugu), Abdullahi Ganduje (Kano), Dairu Ishiaku (Taraba), Abubakar Badaru (Jigawa), Ifeanyi Okowa (Delta), Emeka Ihedioha (Imo), Seyi Makinde (Oyo), Aminu Masari (Katsina),

Bello Matawalle (Zamfara), Babagana Umara (Borno) and Cross River Deputy Governor, Prof. Ivira Esu. (NAN)

Source: News Express

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