Six governors from each geo-political zone of the country are concluding plans to attend a vocational programme in Germany.
According to PUNCH, the Chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) and Governor of Zamfara state, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, said this to correspondents after the forum’s meeting in Abuja on Wednesday night.
“We received some presentations from the German ambassador prior to our trip to Germany for the vocational programme. We also received presentation from Vodacom. The firm made presentation on the areas we are going to partner such as in the areas of health and agriculture,” he was quoted as saying.
Following the development, Human Rights Activist, Femi Falana (SAN) blasted the governors, saying that it is “a decoy for summer vacation”.
“There are here enough solutions to the problems of the nation which the governors are not attending to. You said the country is broke, governors are embarking on jamboree to Germany.
We are going to appeal to the German authority not to give them visa so that they can stay at home and work. We will contact the German government not to be party to this wastage by the Nigerian government.
The Federal Government has just adopted about 147-page report on agriculture. How many of them have read the report? I think it’s just a decoy for a summer holiday,” he told PUNCH’s correspondent on the telephone.
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