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Governors meet to discuss crucial national issues

09 October 2015, 08:57

Abuja - The Nigeria 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, Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara, and issued in Abuja, said that the meeting would hold on Tuesday.

He said that the forum would receive presentations from strategic Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) on some of the issues.

Yari also said that some development partners would make presentations regarding proposed reforms and support to states at the meeting.

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"The meeting will also discuss major issues affecting states of the federation and the wellbeing 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 to come with their governors to the meeting described as ‘’crucial’’ 


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