The northern governors from nineteen states are meeting in Kaduna to discuss issues affecting the region.
These issues include security challenges, poverty, economy, educational development amongst others.
The governors on Thursday arrived at the Government House in Kaduna, the venue for the meeting.
Present at the meeting are the governors of Borno, Kaduna, Kogi, Sokoto, Bauchi, Katsina and Deputy Governors of Benue, Kwara, and Kaduna.
Submission and deliberation of the interim report on restructuring, lingering farmers and herdsmen clash in several parts of the country.
Also, the recent abduction of the schoolgirls from Dapchi, in Yobe State.