Governors Meet To Discuss COVID-19 Vaccination, Fuel Subsidy
Governors will on Wednesday meet to discuss the audit report of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), the issue of petrol subsidy and concerns about COVID-19 vaccination.
A statement issued on Monday by the Head, Media and Public Affairs of the Nigeria Governors Forum, Abdulrazaque Bello-Barkindo said the governors will also deliberate on their engagement with the Committee of Pro-Chancellors of State Universities.
It read in part: “The various issues revolving around the COVID-19 vaccines roll out will feature prominently in the 28th teleconference meeting of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (5th in 2021) on Wednesday, March 17, 2021.
“Governor Ifeanyichukwu Okowa, who leads the governors’ committee that interfaces with the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, will brief his colleagues on the situation with the vaccines roll out and their attendant encumbrances since the roll-out
”Governors of the 36 states will also be briefed by the Governor Nasir El Rufai Committee on Subsidy on PMS before any decisions on the supply and or retailing of the product is taken.”