Governors demand release of Ecology Fund

Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara state

The State Governors are demanding the release of the ecological fund and sharing of fund in the excess crude account.

Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum, Governor Abdulaziz Yari led other Governors to demand for the fund at a meeting with the finance minister, Kemi Adeosun at the Finance Ministry Headquarters in Abuja.

Other Governors at the meeting were those of Imo, Kaduna, Osun, Sokoto, Delta and Kaduna States.

Yari addressing newsmen after the meeting, that they need the ecological fund to tackle environmental challenges in their respective and need fund to tackle them.

He gave instance of erosion problems in the south east; crude oil spill in south south and desertification in the north.

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