FINANCIAL AUTONOMY: NGF Endorses MoA For Implementation For State Legislature, Judiciary

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The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has endorsed a Memorandum of Action (MoA) for the implementation of financial autonomy for the State Legislature and Judiciary.

The Chairman of the Forum Dr Kayode Fayemi and the Secretary NGF’s Committee on Implementation of Financial Autonomy, Hon Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, signed the document on Thursday in Abuja on behalf of the Forum, while Hon Abubakar  Suleiman signed for the Conference of Speakers of State Houses of Assembly. 

Information available to us has it that details of the agreement, which was facilitated by the Minister of Labour, Dr Chris Ngige, will be sent to the Speakers of State Assemblies to guide them on the implementation modalities.

The leadership of the Conference of Speakers met with the President of the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) Mr Mohammed Usman in Abuja after the signing of the document and he promised that the ongoing strike would soon be suspended in line with the agreement in the Memorandum of Action. 

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