Nigeria’s 36 state governors were on Thursday full of praises for Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, describing him as a system stabilizer.
A statement by the spokesperson for the Acting President, Laolu Akande, said the governors made the remarks while making a presentation at today’s National Executive Committee meeting.
“At the end of today’s meeting, Governors lauded the Acting President,” Mr. Akande said in a statement emailed to PREMIUM TIMES. “Members of the Council lauded the leadership qualities of the Acting President, describing him as the “System Stabilizer.
“In a presentation by the Governors, the Acting President was told “this nation is very stable because of the role you play. God bless you our Acting President, thank you very much”.
“The Council then prayed that God Almighty should give the Acting President more strength to carry out the task of national re-engineering.”
Below is full statement by Mr. Akande.
NEC URGES STATES TO URGENTLY ACQUIRE TRACTORS TO BOOST AGRIC PRODUCTION
*Council commends Acting President, describes him as “system stabilizer.”
HIGHLIGHTS OF NEC (4TH IN 2017) 77TH NEC MEETING – THURSDAY, 25TH MAY, 2017
REPORT ON EXCESS CRUDE ACCOUNT BY ACCOUNTANT GENERAL OF THE FEDERATION
The Accountant General of the Federation presented to Council, an update on the Excess Crude Account
He told Council that the balance in the Excess Crude Account as at 24th May, 2017 stands at $2,300,389,201.51.
UPDATE ON BUDGET SUPPORT LOAN FACILITY BY HONOURABLE MINISTER OF FINANCE
The Accountant General of the Federation informed Council that the current Budget Support Loan Facility will end in May 2017.
Council noted the concerns of States and directed the Minister of Finance to work out the modalities for the continuation of the programme.
At the end of today’s meeting, Governors lauded the Acting President.
– Members of the Council lauded the leadership qualities of the Acting President, describing him as the “System Stabilizer.”
In a presentation by the Governors, the Acting President was told “this nation is very stable because of the role you play. God bless you our Acting President, thank you very much”.
– The Council then prayed that God Almighty should give the Acting President more strength to carry out the task of national re-engineering.
INTERIM REPORT OF THE NEC AD-HOC COMMITTEE ON THE MANAGEMENT OF ECOLOGICAL FUND BY THE GOVERNOR OF KADUNA STATE
11-man Committee on Ecological Fund submitted an Interim Report
The Report of the Committee was presented to Council by the Committee’s Chairman, Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai
The Committee informed Council that the revised sharing formula of the Ecological Funds as modified is as follows:
– FG – 1%
– States – 0.72%
– LGAs – 0.60%
That all States and Local Government Areas have got their share of the Ecological Fund, and that the only thing left is the Federal Government’s share of 1%
Of the 1% belonging to the FG, (which now stands at N33.6 billion) NEMA and Great Green Wall project are statutorily entitled to 20% and 15 % respectively.
Only 65% of the FG’s share is available for sharing….Read full in PT