The chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum, Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State, yesterday said he could not see any evidence that Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike demolished any mosque in Port Harcourt as reported.
Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, yesterday, flagged off the electronic registration of non-Nigerians residents in the state, describing the exercise by the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) as a key step in national security and socioeconomic development of the country.
Kaduna State Governor Nasir Ahmed el-Rufa’i has said his administration will improve the efficiency of teachers to deliver quality education in public schools. El-Rufa’i who stated this at a five-day training for 300 secondary school teachers organised in collaboration with the African Federation of Teaching Regulatory Authorities (AFTRA) in Kaduna, said the availability of efficient teachers is critical to providing quality education in public primary and secondary schools to make students productive in the future.
Delta State Executive Council has approved the release of N1.5 billion counterpart fund to Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) for funding of primary education in the state for 2019. Another N1.1 billion was approved for the state job creation office for the 2019/2020 fiscal year. The state commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, disclosed this at a post council media briefing presided by Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, in Asaba.
Akwa Ibom State Government has taken steps to consolidate on the food sufficiency drive of it administration by setting aside 100 hectares of land in each of the 31 Local Government Areas of the state for cultivation of food crops by farmers through Cooperative Societies. This decision was arrived at the state Executive Council meeting presided over by the State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel, at the Executive Council Chamber, Government House, Uyo.
The 36 state governors under the umbrella of Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) are meeting in Abuja to discuss update on recent directive of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) on local government funds.