Govs Approve Common Template for Implementation of Executive Order 10
The 36 states governors yesterday approved a template for the implementation of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Executive Order 10 and financial autonomy for the state legislatures and judiciaries.
At the end of its meeting yesterday, the governors in a communique signed by the chairman of the forum and Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, said that they have approved a common template for the implementation of the Memorandum of Action (MoA) signed with the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) and the Parliamentary Staff Association of
Nigeria (PASUN) on the implementation of financial autonomy for the state legislature and judiciary.
The governors said that the template was developed following a meeting of the State Attorneys General and Commissioners of Finance which held on June 25, 2021 at the directive of the Forum.
Also, the communique said that the governors expressed concern on the certain clauses of the amended Nigerian Postal Service Bill, 2021 and Stamp Duties Collection approved by the Senate
The amendment of the bill seeks to remove the powers to administer and collect stamp duties from the relevant tax authorities (Federal Inland Revenue Service or State Internal Revenue Service, depending on the nature of the transaction) to the Nigeria Postal Service.