Governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) under the aegis of the Progressive Governors? Forum on Wednesday said they would meet with President Goodluck Jonathan over the dwindling federal revenue allocations to the 36 states of the federation.

The Chairman of the forum and Governor of Imo State, Chief Rochas Okorocha made this known after the three-hour meeting at the Kwara State Government House in Ilorin.

Chief Okorocha said most states would not be able to pay their workers salaries unless President Jonathan take urgent steps to redress the situation.

He said the forum cautioned the presidency against playing politics with issues that affect the lives of Nigerians, saying that ?this idea of cutting down what goes to the state in terms of revenue does not promote democracy and good governance.

?We don?t know why our counterparts in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are not talking on this issue of dwindling revenue allocation to states; may be they are getting something from somewhere, we don?t know.

?President Jonathan must take immediate action to redress this ugly situation because most states may not be able to pay workers salaries unless there is an improvement on their revenue from the federation account,? he said.


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