GOVERNOR’S FORUM TO ADOPT MEDIUM TERM ECONOMIC FRAMEWORK
The national economic council says the balance of the excess crude account at 2. 257 billion dollars as at November.
The council also urged state government to develop internally generated revenue machinery that ease the pressure of the dwindling fund due to continuous fall in oil .
Addressing state house correspondents after the monthly meeting attended by state governors and some deputies,Minister of national planning and economic development, Udo Udoma and three selected governors spoke on the readiness of federating states to adopt the Medium term economic framework as approved by the federal government.
Our state house correspondent,Adgboyega Arogbodo reports that as part of events marking the low key 73rd birthday anniversary of president Muhamadu Buhari,a parade was held right in front of the president’s office by the special presidential parade guard.
Presenting a congratulatory card to the president,the leader of the presidential guard promised the continued loyalty of the nation’s armed forces to the president while wishing him many more fruitful years.