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The Northwest Governors on Thursday y met under the Chairman of their Forum, the Katsina State Governor Aminu Bello Masari to review the security situation of their respective States.
Governor Masari during the meeting said that he is confident that the insecurity being faced by the Northwest region will be subdued.
A communique issued after the meeting disclosed that the state governors resolved to jointly fund security operations aimed at conclusively addressing the challenge from the criminal elements.
The Governors also agreed on joint measures to protect citizens from the likely impact of Covid-19.
Present at the meeting were Governors Atiku Bagudu (Kebbi), Abubakar Badaru (Jigawa), Nasir El-Rufai (Kaduna) Aminu Tambuwal (Sokoto), Bello Matawalle (Zamfara) and Abubakar Sani Bello (Niger). Deputy Governor Nasiru Gawuna represented Kano State. The Governor of Kwara State joined the meeting by telephone.