Kaduna State governor to head sub-committee to tackle coronavirus

Nigerian Governors’ Forum set up a six-man sub-committee headed by the governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai to tackle the coronavirus COVID-19.

The chairman of the governors’ forum, Kayode Fayemi disclosed this at the end of their meeting, saying they are to review the trend of the COVID-19 pandemic and the falling oil price and advice states on sets of actions required to address challenges in the economy.

Other members are governors of Kebbi, Atiku Bagudu;  Ebonyi, David Umayi; Ogun, Dapo Abiodun; Nasarawa,  Abdullahi Sule; Edo Godwin Obaseki and Jigawa, Abubakar Badaru.

President Buhari had set up a committee to assess the impact of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Nigeria’s 2020 budget, with respect to the recent decline in the price of crude oil in the global market.

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