Dr. Kayode Fayemi, the Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), has said that the total IGR of States grew from NGN1.31 trillion in 2019 to NGN1.67 trillion in 2021 and the share of IGR (as % of total recurrent revenue) grew from 31% in 2019 to 35% in 2021.
President Muhammadu Buhari warmly lauds the Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, who has been elected as President of the Forum of Regions of Africa (FORAF), in his capacity as Chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF).
The launch and signing of the States’ Charter to Sustain Fiscal Transparency, Accountability, and Sustainability Reforms was held successfully on Wednesday, 17th of August 2022.
The Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) has accused Ned Nwoko of spilling half-truths regarding the Paris Club Refund. The governors said the facts on the “fraud” associated with the Paris Club refunds can never be changed by a press statement by Mr. Nwoko, the Attorney General, Abubakar Malami, or any of the consultants.
The Nigerian Governors’ Forum has launched a Primary Health Care (PHC) Leadership Challenge Fund. The Leadership Challenge is a flagship programme to revamp the Primary Health Care Under One Roof (PHCUOR) policy in the country by maximizing the commitment of state governors to promoting a progressive increase in PHC funding, and ensuring all primary healthcare centers have the requisite human resource capacity.
The federal government has so far disbursed N471.9 billion as grants to states. The grant is part of the $1.5 billion World Bank-Assisted States Fiscal Transparency Accountability and Sustainability (SFTAS) Programme for the results achieved following various annual assessments carried out by the Independent Verification Agents.