Governors on the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC, on Thursday said they had constituted a committee on job creation to check the rate of unemployment in the country.
Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo, who is the chairman of the body, disclosed this after the forum’s meeting in Yola, Adamawa state.
Mr. Okoracha said the governors were concerned with the level of poverty in the country.
He said the forum had resolved to tackle the issue, adding, “to this end, a committee headed by Abubakar Bagudu, Governor of Kebbi, has been set up to fashion out action plan”.
He said the forum had also resolved to meet on monthly basis to assess progress made and how to improve on it.
He commended Gov. Bindow Jibrilla of Adamawa for hosting the meeting.
Mr. Okorocha also expressed the forum’s condolence to the government and people of Borno over the recent passing away of the state Deputy Governor, Mustapha Zannah.
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