The forum disclosed this in a communiqué signed by its Chairman, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, on Thursday.
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This is contained in a statement by NGF Head of Media and Public Affairs, Abdulrazaque Bello-Barkindo on Monday in Abuja.
He also said it would help them contribute more productively to the nation’s democracy.
The threat was contained in a circular dated April 16 and signed by the Deputy Secretary of the Union, P. Nnamani.
The Enugu State Chairman of the association, Fabian Nwaigbo, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Enugu on Thursday.
Oleyelogun made the remark while addressing the fifth quarterly session of the Majority Leaders in the South West region in Akure.
Nwachukwu Anthony, Rivers Chairman of JUSUN, told newsmen on Wednesday in Port Harcourt that the union had decided to embark on the warning strike as soon as the 21-day ultimatum issued to the government lapsed on March 15.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the indefinite strike was due to failure of government to implement financial autonomy for legislature as enshrined in the 1999 Constitution (As amended).
Tambuwal, who is also the Vice-Chairman of the NGF, said this on Monday when he swore in the new Grand Khadi of the state Sharia Court of Appeal, Khadi Tambari Usman, in Sokoto.
Gyang bared his mind on Friday in Jos at an empowerment programme for his constituents as the country marked Democracy Day.
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), stated this on Tuesday in a statement by his spokesman, Dr. Umar Jibrilu Gwandu.
The Committee’s Secretary, Senator Ita Enang, stated this when he spoke with newsmen on Sunday in Abuja.
This was revealed by the Head of Media and Public Affairs of Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Abdulrazaque Bello-Barkindo, in a statement on Tuesday.
Nwifuru said this on a radio programme monitored by News Agency of Nigeria in Abakaliki.
In a statement through their Chairman, who is also the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, the Speakers described the development as the best Sallah gift from the President.
Abdullahi made the commendation in Keffi on Saturday while reacting to the development in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria.
Local Government Councils in the South East are yet to enjoy financial autonomy in spite of the directive by the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit, a survey by News Agency of Nigeria has revealed.
Local Government Councils in Benue, Taraba and Nasarawa States are still operating Joint Accounts in spite of the financial autonomy granted them by the Federal Government.
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to use his good offices and leadership position to “urgently publish and fully implement the recommendations of the report on financial autonomy of state legislature and judiciary submitted to you in June 2019.”
Ayodeji Abass-Aleshinloye, the Chairman of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria, Oyo State Chapter, has lauded the Federal Government for initiating financial autonomy for local governments areas.