Oyo State Governor Engineer, Oluseyi Makinde has pledged to give agricultural development priority attention as part of the state growth agenda. He gave this assurance at the opening of a two-day workshop on Human Resource Development of Rural Farmers through Innovative Information Technology at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan.
Cross River State governor, Prof. Ben Ayade’s agricultural revolution has received the commendation of the World Bank. Salua Schue, Task Team leader, World Bank and Federal Government Assisted Agro-process, Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support Projects (APPEAL) for youths, physically challenged women, described Ayade’s feat as revolutionary and second to none in sub Saharan Africa.
Kano State Governor Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has restated the commitment of his administration to continue to partner with relevant agencies to ensure higher level of economic transformation in the State.
The tenure of Ekiti State governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, as chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has kicked off to a blistering start. Still, the stakes before the forum are high.
After a meeting that lasted for four hours, the 36 governors in the country last night resolved to set up a security committee at the National Economic Council (NEC) level and retain security as a reoccurring item on its agenda for the foreseeable future.
State governors under the aegis of Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF, yesterday night held its first meeting after the election of the leadership of the forum, with issues of security taking dominance. The meeting which started at past 8pm at its Secretariat, Lake Chad, Maitama, Abuja and entered into the early hours of today, had many items on the agenda for discourse, with security of the country on top of the agenda.