Ambode And Lagos State Emerges Best Governor And State Respectively In Nigeria For 2015/2016
Akinwunmi Ambode has been awarded the best performing Governor in Nigeria, with Lagos stateN been declared as the best performing State in the country for the year 2015/2016.
The appraisal was made based on a comparative analysis of Governors’ performance in Nigeria, conducted by the Centre for International Advanced and Professional Studies (CIAPS).
Announcing the results at a press conference in Lagos, CIAPS Director of Studies, Prof. Anthony Kila, said Lagos State came first with 74 per cent, while Edo and Cross River States took second and third positions respectively with 70 and 65 percent.
A statement issued by the CIAPS Governance Performance Index (CGPI) coordinator, Mr Olumuyiwa Ayoola, said that the variables used as indexes for performance were mathematically calculated and this end of the year’s variables included “Payment of Salary, Infrastructure & Health, Education, Security and Business Opportunity and Employment”.