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Buhari in crucial meeting with Governors

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President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in crucial meeting with the governors of Nigeria’s 36 states,Forum led by its Chairman, Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State, at the State House.

The meeting inside the Council Chambers of the presidential villa in Abuja was started at exactly 2pm.

The majority of the state governors are in attendance while a few others were represented by their deputies.

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state, who is one of the main critics of the incumbent leader of the nation, is absent.

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo; Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun; and the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele are also in attendance.

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President Buhari and other participants of the meeting are expected to discuss the economic crisis facing the country and the Fulani herdsmen attacks in parts of the country among other national issues.

The president has yesterday met with the officials of the World Bank over a possible loan or credit facility in recent months.

The country will have to borrow 1.8 trillion naira from abroad and at home to help fund the budget, which has been postponed by several months and wrangling with parliament, if it goes ahead.

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Nigeria’s economy, the largest in Africa, grew by 2.8% last year, its slowest pace since 1999.

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