State Governors under the umbrella of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) will meet on Wednesday to discuss issues bothering petrol subsidy and COVID-19.
The forum disclosed this in a statement by its Head of Media and Public Affairs, Abdulrazaq Bello-Barkindo, on Monday.
The governors made the disclosure in a statement issued in Abuja on Monday by the Head of Media and Public Affairs of NGF Secretariat, Abdulrazaque Bello-Barkindo.
He said the meeting will be held virtually by 2pm.
The spokesperson said Kaduna State Governor Nasir El Rufai of Kaduna State, who is the Chairman of NGF committee on subsidy on petrol, would brief his colleagues before any decisions on the supply or retailing of the product was taken.
He said Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa and Chairman NGF Committee on Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 would brief his colleagues on the situation with the vaccines rolled out and their attendant encumbrances.
Bello-Barkindo said the Chairman of the Forum and Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi will update his colleagues on the outcome of his meeting with the Committee of Pro-Chancellors of State Universities.
He said the meeting will also play host to three external presentations, namely: Chairman, National Drug Law Enforcement Boss, Buba Marwa, on “Managing the Drug Crisis”; the Department for International Development (DFID) on the NNPC Audit reports, and a presenter speaking on trade facilitation in Nigeria through e-customs and a Public Private Partnership (PPP) structure in partnership with the British High Commission”.
“The governors will also listen to the activities of the Nigeria Governors’ Spouses Forum,” Bello-Barkindo said.