The governors of the 36 states of the federation on the platform of Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF), have said that while there are no plans to backtrack on the N30,000 minimum wage, the consequential impact on the upper cadre must be renegotiated.
Governors of the 36 states have distanced themselves from the plan by the Federal Government to borrow $30billion in the next fiscal year. Speaking on the platform of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) the state Chief Executives said the $30b borrowing plan submitted to the National Assembly by the FG has nothing to do with the states.
Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, at the weekend warned that there was nothing irreversible about Nigeria’s democracy. Fayemi said the idea of a democratic system should not be tied only to elections, to the detriment of other critical elements of an egalitarian society.
The Ondo State Government has started a training programme for health workers across 18 Local Government Areas, ahead of the commencement of the Contributory Health Scheme in the state.
Top three performers at the NGF IGR Dashboard Quiz organised by the Nigeria Governors’ Forum on the 4th of December 2019. The awards were presented at the end of the second technical meeting of Dashboard Desk Officers from the 36 States and the FCT.
Chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum, Dr Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State and the Deputy Chairman, Malam Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State will both speak at an international conference on ‘20 Years of Democracy in Nigeria: 1999-2019’ scheduled to hold at Oxford University, United Kingdom on Friday.