President Buhari has challenged state governors to redouble efforts in addressing infrastructure deficiencies of their respective states to revamp the nation’s financial system.
The Chairman of the Governors’ Discussion board, Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara, mentioned the president said this at a closed door with the 36 State Governors of the federation in Abuja.
He mentioned: “Mr President, as regular, responded by telling us that the financial system is in a foul form and we now have to come back collectively and assume and rethink on manner ahead.
“So, Mr President talked to us within the method that we now have a activity forward of us. So, we should always tighten our belts and see how we are able to put Nigerian financial system in the precise path and the way we are able to deal with the nation’s infrastructural decay.
“So, all of us as leaders particularly these which can be coming to the Nationwide Meeting and people coming again as governors and the president who will likely be re-elected by God grace we should always not assume that issues are going to be simple.
”They’re going to be tougher than earlier than, this was the message of Mr President,’’ he mentioned.
On the assembly of the Nationwide Financial Council, the governor disclosed that the Council deliberated extensively on new methods state governments may generate further revenues for quick financial progress and improvement.
Nonetheless, Yari declined to verify on whether or not the assembly mentioned the problem of the proposed N30,000 minimal wage.