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Governors to hold talks over unpaid salaries

17 June 2015, 14:10

Abuja - Governors of the 36 states of the federation are holding a meeting in Abuja to propose a bail out scheme for the financially handicapped states, Vanguard reports.

The governors are to propose a possible solution to the lingering financial mess some states are going through in which their workers are being owed for several months salaries.

They are to brainstorm on possible solution to the several months of unpaid salaries in the technically bankrupt states among other issues, according to a statement issued on Tuesday by Director-General of the Governors’ Forum, Asishana Okauru.

Also read: Aregbesola asked to resign over unpaid salaries

The governors under the aegis of Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, will examine issues relating to the Federal Accounts Allocation Committee, FAAC, the Excess Crude Accounts (ECA) and Revenue Enhancement Scheme as it affects state revenue flow for states, according to items listed on the agenda of today’s meeting.

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