GOVERNORS MEET IN ABUJA OVER DEDUCTIONS FROM LG ACCOUNTS

Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja Nigerian governors under the auspices of the Nigeria Governors Forum met in Abuja on Wednesday night to deliberate on the remittance of statutory fund from Federation Account direct to the 774 councils based on the orders of Nigeria Financial Intelligent Unit. The governors were said to be angry that despite their protest to President Muhammadu Buhari, allocations were sent directly to the local government areas last week by the Federal Government. Though the matter is already in court, a source at the meeting, told journalists that the governors…

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