National SecurityNewsSecurity: State Governors, Speakers Of The Houses Of Assembly To Hold Meeting

The 36 state governors and Speakers of the Houses of Assembly are to hold an emergency meeting on Friday in Abuja, following concerns about current security threats across the country.

Head, Media, and Public Affairs at the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF), Mr. Abdulrazaque Bello-Barkindo, stated this on Tuesday in Abuja, saying that participants would brainstorm to find urgent solutions to pertinent issues of national importance.

The statement added that the NGF chairman, Ekiti State’s Gov. Kayode Fayemi, had admonished governors to promptly facilitate and enable the Speakers in their various states to attend.

According to him, the meeting is aimed at discussing insecurity and other issues of national importance.

Bello-Barkindo quoted the NGF Director-General, Mr. Asishana Okauru, as having said that “It is expected that Executive-Legislature harmony will occupy the minds of the 72 people in attendance.”

He also quoted Okauru as saying that “the meeting aims at achieving rapid problem solving as crucial matters like the security of lives and property in Nigeria as a whole, will feature’’.

Hassan Umar Shallpella (Regional Correspondent)

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