Breaking: 36 govs support Tinubu on subsidy removal

State governors in the country have supported President Bola Tinubu on the fuel subsidy removal.

The state governor under aegis of Nigerian Governors Forum, NGF, at a meeting with President Tinubu at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Wednesday, thanked the President for the invitation to deliberate on the challenges of poverty and security, promising that the governors would support the Federal Government in meeting the targets of human development.

The 36 state governors with President Bola Tinubu and his Vice, Kashim Shettima in a group photograph after a meeting at the Villa, Abuja on Wednesday

Also in attendance at the meeting were Vice President Kashim Shettima and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Senator George Akume, and 22 governors and two deputy governors from Edo and Niger States.

President Tinubu in a hand shake with Governor Diri of Bayelsa State after the meeting between the president and state governors

NGF Chairman and governor of Kwara State, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, commended the President for the fuel subsidy-removal.

President Tinubu on his part called on the governors to work with the Federal Government in tackling the menace of poverty in the country, saying the level of impoverishment was unacceptable.

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