Northern Governors To Meet On Thursday Over State Of Insecurity

Channels Television  
Updated April 23, 2013

A special meeting of Northern States Governors’ Forum (NSGF) is scheduled to hold on Thursday April 25, 2013 at Niger State Governors’ Lodge in Abuja.

A statement signed by Coordinating Chairman, Forum of Secretaries to the Governments of Northern States, Saidu Ndako Idris disclosed that the NSGF will receive the report of the Northern States Committee on Reconciliation, Healing and Security.

The statement reiterated the Forum’s commitment to put an end to the unacceptable wanton carnage as well as security challenges in the region by collaborating with all relevant stakeholders.

The statement commended members of the Committee for their sacrifices and commitment towards concretizing and expanding peace-building process across the region.

It will be recalled that the Committee was inaugurated in August last year by the Chairman of the Forum, Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu, Governor of Niger State to look at issues related to genuine reconciliation and lasting peace in the region.