Administrator of the Nigeria Governorship Forum (NGF) and Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, says Nigeria needs to lessen the expense of administration on the off chance that it intends to develop more grounded from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fayemi expressed this in Ado Ekiti on Saturday during an appearance on The Platform through video gathering from his office.
As per him, Nigeria must be prepared to wipe out or limit non-center costs and to guarantee that the pay bill at all degrees of government is joined by efficiency, responsibility, and adequacy of the workforce.
He said, “With a reduction in revenue, we must reduce the cost of governance.
“Apart from the passage of supplementary budgets by the Federal and state governments, we need to explore various recommendations on streamlining ministries, departments, and agencies of government to reduce wastage.
“We must also be ready to eliminate or minimize non-core expenses and also to ensure that the wage bill at all levels of government is accompanied by accountability, productivity, and effectiveness of our workforce.”
Meanwhile, the number of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria now stands at 2170, according to NCDC.