Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF, has called on the federal government to urgently declare a state of emergency on the current Nigeria economic recession.

The governors gave this charge in a three-point communiqué read by the Chairman of the Forum and Zamfara Governor, Abdulaziz Yari, in Abuja on Friday.

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The governors also resolved to support the federal government to continue to “reflate” the nation’s economy out of the present crisis.

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According to the communiqué, the governors agreed to set up state task forces on polio eradication, with their deputy governors as Heads.

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The chairman said that the governors also discussed the recurring incident of Lassa fever and resolved to collaborate with the Federal Ministry of Health to address the challenge.