President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met with state governors in the Council Chamber of the State House , Abuja.
The enlarged meeting, which started when Buhari arrived the Chamber at 10 :11 am, will focus on the prevailing cash crunch in the country.
Nigeria Governors Forum ( NGF ) had last Wednesday resolved to demand payment for various federal projects executed by the states from the Federal Government.
The money, they said, will go a long way in settling the backlog of salaries owed workers in their various states.
While it was claimed that some of the states were being owed between N 10 billion and N 50 billion , the governors had maintained that there would be no reason for the states to seek bailout from the federal government if the debts had been paid .
But President Buhari had on Monday claimed that he inherited empty treasury from the Goodluck Jonathan ’s administration .
Among the Governors present in the Chamber when the meeting started on Tuesday are -Emmanuel Udom ( Akwa Ibom ) , Bindow Jibrilla ( Adamawa ) , Samuel Ortom ( Benue ) , Kashim Shettima ( Borno) , Prof. Ben Ayade (Cross River ) , Ifeanyi Okowa ( Delta) , Dave Umahi ( Ebonyi) , Ibrahim Dankwambo ( Gombe) and Rochas Okorocha ( Imo ) .
Others are – Alhaji Badaru Abubakar (Jigawa ) , Nasir El-Rufai ( Kaduna ) , Dr Abdullahi Ganduje ( Kano ) , Aminu Masari ( Katsina ) , Atiku Bagudu (Kebbi) , Abdulfatah Ahmed ( Kwara ) , Akinwunmi Ambode ( Lagos) , Umaru Al -Makura ( Nasarawa ) , -Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello ( Niger ) , Ibikunle Amosun ( Ogun ) , Abiola Ajimobi ( Oyo ) .
Also at the meeting are – Nyesom Wike ( Rivers) , Aminu Tambuwal ( Sokoto ) , Darius Ishaku ( Taraba) , -Ibrahim Gaidam ( Yobe) , Abdulaziz Yari (Zamfara ) , Willie Obiano ( Anambra ) , Adams Oshiomhole ( Edo) , Ayo Fayose ( Ekiti ) , Idris Wada ( Kogi) , Olusegun Mimiko ( Ondo ) and Rauf Aragbesola ( Osun) .
Plateau and Bayelsa States were represented by their deputy governors .