Economy and Politics: Focus on States' Fiscal Transparency Accountability and Sustainability Program
This edition of the "Economic and Politics" features a discussion on "The States' Fiscal Transparency Accountability and Sustainability (SFTAS) Program" and what it is all about, and if it is achieving its goals.
It brings excerpts from the just concluded Nigeria Capital Market Conference, which featured two Governors, H.E. Dr. John Kayode Fayemi, Governor of Ekiti state, and H.E. Godwin Obaseki, the Governor of Edo state.
SFTAS is a reason states can access funding from the World Bank and other International Development Agencies, with the support of the Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget, and National Planning. The Nigerian Governors Forum, in partnership with the Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning, is working to ensure that the Fiscal Sustainability programme component of the nation's economic plan achieves the following;