The 19 Northern Governors have resolved to work with the Federal Government to tackle the insecurity bedeviling the region and to create a conducive atmosphere for socio-political, economic growth and development of the country.
Chairman, Northern Governors Forum, Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau disclosed in a communique issued at the end of their meeting in Kaduna. He also said the governors agreed to map out plans on how to address poverty and underdevelopment in the region.
Lalong said the governors also expressed commitment to work in synergy with their colleagues in other regions to ensure harmonious and peaceful coexistence among citizens and all ethnic nationalities.
The governors also resolved to partner with traditional institutions, religious leaders and all relevant stakeholders in the entrenchment of communal harmony, peace and security of the region and the country at large
“We resolved to put more effort to enhance the security and safety of all schools within our domains. We urge security agencies to collaborate with the various State Governments towards achieving this noble objective,” the communique said.