Governors of the 36 states are to meet on Wednesday with representatives of the Presidential Economic Advisory Council (PEAC) to work on ways to address various challenges facing states in view of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on their economies.

The governors will, also at the meeting, strategise on their participation in the forthcoming summit of the Nigeria Economic Summit Group (NESG), scheduled for October 26 and 27, 2020.

Spokesman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), Abdulrazaque Bello-Barkindo said, in a statement, that both issues formed key items on the agenda of the forum 17th teleconference meeting planned for 2pm on September 16, 2020.

Bello-Barkindo said “The two conversations are geared towards preparing the state governors for their post-COVID-19 recovery plans and ensuring that, maximum impact of the reforms is felt by the sub-national populace.”

He said information about the meeting and its agenda are contained in the invitation sent to governors by NGF’s Director-General, Mr. Asishana Bayo Okauru.