Governors, pledge support for security agencies

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Governors of the 36 states of the federation have resolved to engage more with traditional , religious leaders as well as civil society organisations to drive a common agenda and generate the required support for security personnel to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all Nigerians .

This was part of decisions taken after the 21st Teleconference meeting held on Wednesday. This was contained in a communique issued after the meeting on Thursday.

Chairman of the NGF , Governor Kayode Fayemi , who signed the communique, explained that he and his colleagues discussed a wide range of issues including the distribution of the COVID -19 palliatives and the SFTAS Subsidiary Grant Agreements with the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning.

He said the governors resolved to engage with traditional , religious and civil society organisations to drive a common agenda and generate the required support for security personnel who play a vital role in ensuring the safety and wellbeing of all Nigerians ;
“ Adapt at both the State and Regional levels Guidelines to be developed and issued by the NEC Sub – Committee on Engagement to reduce restiveness among young people as it is clear that these agitations are attributable to social and economic inequality in the country . ”

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