Nigerian Governors Supports State Legislative and judiciary Financial Autonomy

the governors would meet next week to finalize modalities for the implementation of the financial autonomy.
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NGF Vice Chairman and Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal

Aminu Tambuwal, the governor of Sokoto State, said on Friday that the 36 state governors have endorsed financial autonomy for state lawmakers and the judiciary.

After leading the Chairman of the States Legislators Conference to a meeting with the President's Chief of Staff, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the state capital, Governor Tambuwal gave the assurance.

Sokoto Governor, who was accompanied by Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, a former state speaker, and his counterpart, Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, announced that the governors would meet next week to finalize modalities for the implementation of the financial autonomy.

Governor Tambuwal told State House correspondents that the meeting was convened at President Muhammadu Buhari's request.

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