The nation’s 36 Governors are to meet on Thursday to strategise on the handling and distribution of the coronavirus vaccines just received in the country. According to a statement by the spokesman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), Abdulrazaque Bello-Barkindo, the virtual meeting is scheduled to commence by 5 pm.
Governors will fight insecurity with every fibre of their being, the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) has said. The Forum added that the governors would not succumb to those perpetrating insurgency in the country. The Chairman of the Forum and Ekiti State governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, spoke on Tuesday in Minna when he led a delegation to Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani-Bello over the kidnappings in the state.
The Governor of Ekiti State and Chairman of the Nigeria Governors' Forum, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, who was one of the speakers on a live broadcast tagged "The Fierce Urgency of Now: Tactics and Strategies to Pull Nigeria from the Brink", on Friday, had highlighted the importance of compassion among political leaders in the country.
Members of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) rose from an emergency meeting early on Thursday, agreeing to adopt a number of measures to address the nation’s security challenges.
Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) met Wednesday night on insecurity in Nigeria. NGF Chairman and Ekiti Governor, Kayode Fayemi, briefed State House correspondents after an emergency meeting at the State House Banquet Hall. Fayemi said the governors reviewed farmers/herders conflict, banditry, kidnapping, militancy, sea piracy, cultism, youth protests, insurgency, among others.
The Nigerian Governors Forum, NGF, says last weekend’s conflict at Shasha Market in Ibadan was not a tribal conflict. Governor Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi who made the declaration on behalf of the Forum after an on-the-spot assessment on Tuesday said it was the handiwork of miscreants who set out to loot, steal and cause mayhem.