The declaration was made in a statement signed by the forum’s chairman. Gov. Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi State.
It noted that Zulum’s passion for managing processes of governance was also a source of inspiration that should be emulated.
“We wish to acknowledge and commend your exemplary leadership, vision and commitment to a united and peaceful Nigeria.
“We acknowledge your dedication and commitment to the fight against Boko Haram insurgency in the Northeast and insecurity in every part of the country,’’ the forum stated.
The forum assured that it would continue to roll out programmes to strengthen the capacities of governments to create jobs, fight insecurity, stimulate economic activities, reduce inequality and diminish poverty. (NAN)