The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), has pledged to partner with the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to improve power supply across the country. The Chairman of the NGF and Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, announced this while reading the communiqué of the forum meeting held on Wednesday night in Abuja.
Ahead of the Federal Government’s plan to begin deduction of the N614 billion bailout funds it gave to states for payment of salaries of workers in 2016, Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) on Wednesday said it would repay any borrowed funds but would also ensure reconciliation of accounts as far money borrowed by states is concerned.
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.