The Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) has rejected Executive Order by President Muhammadu Buhari for the implementation of financial autonomy for state Legislature and Judiciary.
They clarified NGF was not against the implementation of the law on financial autonomy, they would not be stampeded by the Order.
According to the governors, the President’s Executive Order 10 is not required for the implementation of the financial autonomy they jointly facilitated.
The governors said they were not consulted before the President enacted the order.
Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong spoke with reporters in Abuja on behalf of the forum, after the NGF’s meeting with visiting French Minister of Foreign Trade and Attractiveness, Franck Riester.