BY SAIFULLAH MAHMUD, JUNE 8, 2023, 2:36 PM
President Bola Ahmad Tinubu has tasked state governors on unity and cooperation with the federal government.
This was disclosed in a statement on Wednesday by Dele Alake, spokesman to the president.
According to the statement, President Tinubu made the request during a meeting with Nigerian Governors Forum, NGF, at the Presidential Villa, in Abuja.
He told the forum that the states and federal government must work together as the country's occupants in order for Nigeria to tackle its long-standing difficulties.
'It is my belief that to conquer our nation's long-standing challenges such as poverty and underdevelopment, we must collaborate as occupants of one great house for the progress and well-being of our nation,' the president said.
Read full statement below:
'Earlier today at the State House, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu had the honor of meeting with the governors of all the states of our country, led by the Chairman of the Nigerian Governor’s Forum (NGF), Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara State.
At the meeting, the president urged unity and cooperation amongst the States and the Federal Government.
'It is my belief that to conquer our nation's long-standing challenges such as poverty and underdevelopment, we must collaborate as occupants of one great house for the progress and well-being of our nation.' He said
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