President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Friday had a meeting with the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governors at the Council Chamber in Abuja where he discussed a wide range of issues.
President Tinubu highlighted the challenges inherited from his predecessor, President Muhammadu Buhari.
President Tinubu acknowledged the assets and liabilities inherited from the previous administration, stressing that it was crucial to face these challenges head-on.
He assured the governors that his administration had not removed any budgetary allocations or misused funds.
President Tinubu emphasized the need for unity, collaboration, and proactive decision-making to address the nation’s pressing concerns.
During the meeting, President Tinubu expressed his commitment to the Nigerian project, emphasizing that the focus should be on the well-being of the country and its citizens rather than individual interests.
In a show of transparency, he clarified that he had no personal involvement in the petroleum industry and had no intention of pursuing such endeavors.
He urged the progressive governors to take an active role in educating the public about government policies and initiatives while ensuring effective management within their respective states.
Addressing the issue of the National Assembly’s leadership, President Tinubu proposed the establishment of a committee comprising the progressive governors to engage with the Senate President.
He emphasized the importance of collaborative leadership in resolving conflicts or inadequacies, working towards stability, and fostering a conducive environment for progress.
Another significant topic discussed during the meeting was the minimum wage.
President Tinubu acknowledged the need for careful consideration and soul-searching when it came to addressing this matter.
He emphasized the importance of analyzing revenue sources and strengthening their application, particularly in the areas of security and revenue generation.
The President stressed the necessity of aligning expenditure with available resources to foster economic stability.
President Tinubu also expressed optimism about the future of Nigeria, urging the governors to think collectively and work towards realizing the country’s potential.
He emphasized the importance of a unified approach and urged continued discussions on critical issues, including national security, revenue generation, and economic growth.