By Eric Ikhilae, Abuja
The nation’s 36 Governors have scheduled a gathering for Wednesday to deliberate on sequence of burning nationwide points.
In line with an announcement on Monday by spokesman of the Nigeria Governors’ Discussion board (NGF), Abdulrazaque Bello-Barkindo, the assembly will look at the state of the nation, ongoing nationwide strike by legislative and Judiciary staff and deliberate sale of public belongings, amongst others.
He mentioned the digital assembly, which would be the thirtieth teleconference of the discussion board however the seventh this yr, is scheduled to start by 2pm with members inspired to begin logging-in from 1pm.
Bello-Barkindo mentioned the assembly will “handle issues arising from a wide range of challenges reminiscent of the continuing dialog over the contentious Government Order 10, the third wave of COVID-19, an replace of the States, Fiscal Transparency, Accountability (SFTAS) report, amongst different issues.”
He added: “The assembly will cowl classes for States and Actions for Governors on Sustainability in addition to the adoption of SaaS E-procurement.
“The Governors’ PTF Committee, headed by Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, which is charged with the accountability of liaising between the Presidential Job Drive (PTF) on Covid19 and the Governors’ Discussion board, will transient the Discussion board on well being issues arising from the approaching of the third wave of COVID-19.
“Moreover, there shall be a presentation from the Honourable Minister of Agriculture and Rural Improvement, Mr Sabo Nanono concerning the 2nd Part of Farmers’ Enumeration.
“There can even be one other presentation by the Director-Normal, Bureau for Public Enterprises, Mr. Alexander Ayoola Okoh on Unlocking Liquidity by means of Sale/Optimization of State-owned Redundant/Sub-Optimum Belongings.
“Final however certainly not the least, the Director-Normal of the NGF, Mr Asishana B Okauru will give suggestions on the sequence of Government Order 10 conferences with the Minister of Labour and Employment: Dr Chris Ngige concerning the ongoing industrial motion by the Judiciary Workers Union of Nigeria and the Parliamentary Workers Affiliation of Nigeria.”