Governors under the auspices of the Nigerian Governors forum have declared that they are not against the upward review of minimum wage. Recall that the Nigeria Labour Congress are proposing N30,000 as the new minimum wage.
Presenting the budget at the floor of the state Assembly, Okowa disclosed that capital expenditure in the projected budget will gulp the sum of N209,999,054,198 which is 57.21 per cent, while the sum of N157,096,029,253 or 42.79 per cent of the budget would be spent on recurrent expenditure.
Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi has declared that the state is poised to lead the country in a realistic and much more meaningful agricultural revolution. Governor Ajimobi stated this on Thursday in his speech at the opening ceremony of the First Oyo State Agriculture Investment Summit held at the International Institute Of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan.
To get community members to participate actively in governance, a civil society group, Kebetkache Women Development and Resource Centre, held a two-day capacity training workshop on “community needs assessment, taxation, influencing and participatory budgeting” in Port Harcourt, the state capital.
EDO State governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, yesterday, said his administration would spend N3b from its share of Paris Club fund on improving infrastructure in primary schools in the state. The governor said this at the graduation ceremony of 7000 primary school teachers in the state, who were trained on pedagogy under the Edo BEST initiative. He said the state government would work collaboratively with the Nigerian Union of Teachers, NUT, to realise the state’s housing programme.
The office of the Auditor-General for Local Government in Lagos State says it is set to embark on a state-wide project inspection in all the 57 council areas in the state. The Acting Auditor-General for local governments, Mrs Adesumbo Abolarin, who made this known in a statement on Monday, said the outcome of the inspection would be published.