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South South Governors set to launch regional security outfit

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Governors of the south-south area of Nigeria have reiterated the approval of a regional safety outfit.

The governors beneath the umbrella of the south-south governors discussion board, nevertheless, didn’t disclose when the safety outfit might be launched.

The governors took the choice throughout a gathering of the discussion board in Port Harcourt on Monday.

Amongst different resolutions handed on the assembly, the discussion board additionally resolved that the governments of the states within the area would be a part of within the swimsuit difficult the gathering of Worth Added Tax (VAT) by state governments.

The chairman of the discussion board and Governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa, who learn out the resolutions, mentioned “we approve the regional safety structure which might be launched very quickly.”

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He additionally disclosed that the governors “unequivocally helps the choice for states to gather worth added tax and resolve to hitch the swimsuit earlier than the Supreme court docket.”

In addition they requested “the Nationwide Meeting and the President to take essential measures to evaluation some unfair points of the lately signed Petroleum business invoice now act to make sure equity and fairness.”

The assembly was attended by Governors of Delta, Edo, Bayelsa, Akwa Ibom and Rivers.

Cross Rivers State Governor, Ben Ayade was, nevertheless, absent from the assembly.

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