President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, June 7, met with the 36 state governors and security chiefs in Abuja, to discuss issues bothering on insecurity and the creation of state and Local Government Police.
Chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) and Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Kayode Fayemi told newsmen that the President, at the close of the meeting received the Governors’ recommendations on the issues.
Fayemi maintained that the governors were yet to decide on the proposal for state and local government police, due to issues peculiar to some of them.
“Some governors disclosed their ability to support the state and local government police, while others were still battling with the challenge of paying existing workers’ salaries”.
On security, the NGF Chairman disclosed that “a comprehensive National Economic Council (NEC) meeting will be held to address the issue of security”.
He however expressed the readiness of the Governors to partner the President in eradicating insecurity in their domains and across the Nation.