The thirty-six state governors under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, have donated N200 million to the Abule Ado/Soba Emergency Relief Fund set up by the Lagos State following the explosion that rocked the Abule-Ado area, near the International Trade Fair Complex, Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos State last Sunday.
The 36 state governors under the aegis of the Nigerian Governors Forum, have said President Muhammadu Buhari does not necessarily have to address the nation on the now pandemic coronavirus in the country. The governors said this was because Mr Buhari had already set up a task force on the COVID-19 virus which have been delivering updates to the nation.
Bothered by the threat posed by COVID-19 to the nation’s economy and resources available to the states, members of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) are strategizing how to address the challenges posed by the scourge. Part of the measures, is the decision to constitute a sub-committee, to be headed by the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai
In the bid to contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) across the country, Federal and State Governments on Wednesday unanimously resolved to collaborate on the establishment of test and isolation centres in all the 36 States of the Federation and Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
The Chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and Ekiti State Governor, Dr John Kayode Fayemi, has said the country needs more than governance for the goodwill of the people. Fayemi stated this when the Czeck Ambassador to Nigeria, Marek Skolil, called on him at his Abuja residence, a statement issued by NGF’s Head of Media and Public Affairs, Abdulrazaque Bello, stated.
Governors of the 36 states of the federation have resolved to change their focus to the provision of economic opportunities for the people.