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Nigerian State Governors Meet Over Insecurity, Revenue Generation

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has met in Abuja over issues of national interest including security and internally-generated revenue (IGR).

The agenda of the meeting which started about 8 pm on Wednesday at the forum’s secretariat in Maitama Abuja, included feedback on the governors’ earlier meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Security matters.

Also on the agenda was the forum’s planned workshop on World Bank’s engagement with states as well as revenue retreat for the governors and chairmen of States Boards of Internal Revenue

The governors also deliberated on NFIU Guidelines on Local Government Funds.

At the meeting were Chairman of the forum and Governor of Ekiti, Mr. Kayode Fayemi and the Deputy Chairman, Gov. Aminu Tambulwa of Sokoto State.

Other governors present were those of Lagos, Borno, Osun, Kano, Ondo, Jigawa, Kebbi, Kaduna, Kogi, Plateau, Ebonyi, Nasarawa, Ogun, Edo, Gombe, Niger, Bayelsa, and Oyo, as well as Deputy Governors of Katsina, Zamfara, Enugu and Imo.






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