Buhari releases ₦2trn to state governors

President Muhammadu Buhari has released about two trillion naira to governors of the 36 states in Nigeria.

Atiku Bagudu, Chairman of the Progressives Governors Forum, disclosed this while addressing newsmen at the State House on Tuesday. reported that the president Buhari held a closed-door meeting with governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

The Kebbi state governor said after the meeting, said:

“Furthermore, we used the opportunity to thank Mr. President for all he has been doing and all the successes recorded in the areas which he campaigned upon, which are security, economy, and accountability.

“We are quite happy with his support for states where close to N2 trillion was given to states in the form of restructuring of loans, refunds on federal roads, refund for Paris Club, which has helped encouraged economic activities in the states, payment of salaries, payment of pensions, payment of gratuities and overall investment by infrastructural spending.

“We are also appreciative of increased investment in agriculture which has been because of conscious decision to support agriculture as a way out of economic challenges and provide economic growth.”

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