The Northern State Governors’ Forum (NSGF) will meet in Kaduna on Monday next week..Forum Chairman and Governor of Niger State, Dr Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu, disclosed this in a statement signed by Danladi Ndayebo, his Chief Press Secretary.
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 dependents 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, Dr Babangida 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 19 Northern States, under the Chairmanship of the coordinating Chairman of the forum and Secretary to the Government of Niger State, Hon Saidu Ndako Idris Kpaki.