Governors accuse NNPC of short-changing Nigerians


Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamafara State doubles as Chairman of Governors Forum

Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGC) on Thursday accused the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) of short-changing the country in revenue remittances to the federation account.

Chairman of the NGF and Zamfara Gov. Abdulaziz Yari, made the accusation after presenting the forum’s grievances to President Muhammadu Buhari.

Yari was accompanied by Govs. Aminu Masari (Katsina), Simon Lalong (Plateau), Odom Emmanuel (Akwa Ibom) and Nasir El-Rufai (Kaduna) to visit the President on behalf of the National Economic Council (NEC).

The governor said that a seven-man committee set up by NEC to interface with the NNPC on the low revenue remittances to the federation account had met with the agency.

“The meeting is the decision of NEC that a seven-man committee be established to engage with the NNPC to…

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