On Friday, 20th November 2020, the National Action Committee-African Continental Free Trade Area paid a courtesy visit to the Nigeria Governors’ Forum Secretariat.
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum Secretariat hosted a live video on their social media platforms to discuss Children’s Rights for World Children’s Day which occured on 20th November, 2020. Children’s rights is of significant importance as it falls in lines with the Governors declaration to curb forms of gender violence in Nigeria.
Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) on Tuesday decried the effects of Coronavirus pandemic, otherwise known as COVID 19, to the nation’s economy. The Chairman of NGF, Dr John Kayode Fayemi, highlighted the impacts while welcoming Amina J Mohammed, the Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations, who visited the Nigeria Governors’ Forum Secretariat as part of her tour of some West African States including Ghana, Sierra Leone, Chad, Niger and Nigeria.
UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed met on Tuesday with the governors of the 36 states of the Federation on the platform of Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), commending their maturity in the handling of the #EndSARS protests. She came to the commendation when she visited the NGF Secretariat as part of her tour of some West African States including Ghana, Sierra Leone, Chad, Niger and Nigeria.
Chairman, Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), Governor Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday, reiterated the resolve of the subnational governments toward retooling and accountability to the citizens.
Governors of the 36 states of the federation, are to direct their Commissioners of Finance to sign the World Bank’s State Fiscal Transparency, Accountability and Sustainability (SFTAS) Subsidiary Grant Agreements with the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning to give effect to the principles and objectives of the program in the States.