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Thirteen (13) Governors of Nigerian Northern states are in the United States of America seeking help on how to curb the Boko Haram insurgents in the Northern part of Nigeria.
Governors Babangida Aliyu (Niger), Kashim Shetttima (Borno), Murtala Nyako (Adamawa), Aliyu Wamakko (Sokoto), Abdulfatah Ahmed (Kwara), Saidu Dakingari (Kebbi), Isa Yuguda (Bauchi) and Rabiu Kwankwaso (Kano) were part of those who met with U.S. government officials and representatives of Norway and Denmark for eight (8) hours at the United States Peace Institute and the State Department in Washington DC yesterday.
According to the Peace Institute, one of the biggest issues discussed was the way forward for Nigeria in overcoming the Boko Haram sect through proper investments in the economy and the education sector.
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