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Govs to meet over Nigeria’s woes Tuesday

By Henry Umoru

ABUJA—WORRIED by problems confronting the states, the thirty-six state governors will  next week Tuesday  meet to formulate ways and measures of addressing them.

The meeting which would be held under the aegis of Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, would discuss crucial issues of national importance.

In a statement yesterday by NGF chairman and Zamfara State governor, Abdulaziz Abubakar Yari, the meeting is slated to hold at the State House Banquet Hall in Abuja and is convened by the governor himself.

Yari said: “The meeting will receive presentations from strategic MDAs and development partners regarding their proposed reforms and supports to states of the federation.

“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.

“The United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, and the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure, NASENI, are also expected to make presentations at the meeting among others.”


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