The forum took the decision at its last meeting for 2018, presided over by the Chairman and Governor of Zamafara State, Abdulaziz Yari, on Thursday night in Abuja
Nigerian Governors’ Forum
The Chairman of the forum and Governor of Zamfara State, Alhaji Abdul’aziz Yari, told newsmen at the end of an emergency meeting of the governors on Wednesday in Abuja that the payment of N30,000 wage was impracticable
The Governors, under the aegis of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum, announced the decision after their meeting on Tuesday night in Abuja
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara, the Chairman of NGF, spoke with State House correspondents after a closed door meeting with Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday in Abuja.
This was as the Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, who had earlier been reported as having stepped down as chairman of the Osun State APC primaries election has resumed his duties
The governors reached the conclusion at their meeting on Wednesday night in Abuja
The Chairman of the forum, Governor Abubakar Yari made this call in an interview with newsmen in Abuja on Thursday.
This was contained in a statement signed by Samuel Olowookere, the Deputy Director, Press, Ministry of Labour and Employment
Justice Mojisola Olatoregun ordered the banks to temporarily forfeit the loans
The Chairman of the forum, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, made the call while answering questions from newsmen after an extraordinary meeting of the forum at the old Banquet Hall, Presidential Villa, Abuja
Yari is accused of diverting N500 million and $500,000 from the Paris Club refunds made by the Federal Government in favour of the 36 states of the federation to personal use
The Bank said contrary to some reports, the man accused of having acted as the consultant on the disbursement of the , Robert Mbonu, was never the Managing Director of Heritage Bank
The N19 billion was said to have been transferred to two accounts of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum, over which Saraki had once superintended as the Governor of Kwara State
The Minister of State, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, made the pledge in a statement