PLATEAU, Nigeria – The State Government said the economic diversification, anti-corruption and nation’s security will top the parley of the All Progressives Governors with President Muhammadu Buhari in an effort to review the performance of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in its first tenure.
The State Government equally said the parley, which is scheduled for Sunday, 24th and Monday, 25th November, 2019, is aimed at ensuring that no APC Governor deviates from the party’s manifesto.
This was disclosed by the Secretary to the Government of the State,
(SGS), Prof. Danladi Atu, on Friday, while briefing Journalists in
Jos, the state capital Atu said, “The essence of the parley of the Progressives Governors who
fall under the APC is to enable them exchange ideas and ensure that the manifesto of the APC is maintain to provide good governance and all inclusive Government.
“The parley will provide opportunity for states to have peer review
of what is happening in each state and at the Federal level to enable
them learn and advise each other for a better and credible nation.
“It is expected that issues of economic diversification ranging from
mining, agriculture, anti-corruption, social development, security
among others; would be discussed.”
The SGS noted that the state is expected to host over 180 high
profile personalities, which include President Muhammadu Buhari, the
Progressives Governors and their aides, 19 ministers whose ministries are playing critical roles in the diversification of the nation’s
He further explained that there would be representatives of the local government areas to gauge the feelings and perception of Nigerians on the APC administration.
Atu assured of the state government’s readiness to host the parley, adding that the security architecture in the state had been
strengthened to consolidate on the relative peace the state is currently enjoying.
He, however, maintained that, there would be a presentation by the Plateau State Government on how it has fared amidst challenges.