Governance

President Buhari presides over virtual meeting with Governors’ Forum

President Muhammadu Buhari is presiding over a virtual meeting with representatives of the Nigeria Governors Forum.

The meeting started at 11:00 GMT with the President chairing from the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Participants include the Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum and Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi as well as the Governors of Delta, Jigawa, Sokoto, Plateau and Ebonyi States.

All the Governors involved are participating form their various states. Borno and Kaduna State Governors are also expected to join the conference later.

The Secretary to Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, her Justice counterpart, Abubakar Malami and the Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele are all present at the Council Chambers with President Buhari.

It is expected that the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina will address State House Correspondents at the end of the meeting.

Source: Voice of Nigeria