The Chairman of the Northern States Governors’ Forum and Niger State Governor Muazu Babangida Aliyu has stated that the forum was to meet and discuss the coming National Conference, adding that the security of the region will also be discussed.
This was disclosed in a statement signed by Danladi Ndayebo, his Chief Press Secretary and made available to THISDAY in Minna yesterday.
According to the statement, top on the agenda of the meeting is the security situation in the region and the forth coming National Conference.
The Governors will also discuss the New Nigeria Development Company (NNDC), the Sir Ahmadu Bello Memorial Foundation (SABMF) and donations made to the dependants of security personnel who lost their lives during the Ombatse killings in Nasarawa State last year.
It would be recalled that a delegation of four Governors from the NSGF, led by its Chairman, Aliyu visited Lafia, Nasarawa State last year, where the forum made a pledge of 100,000,000.00 (One Hundred Million Naira) to the families of those who were killed by members of the Ombatse cult group in Alakyo Village of the state.
The statement said the meeting of the Governors will be preceded on Sunday by a meeting of the Forum of Secretaries to the Governments of the nineteen states