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  • Updated: April 24, 2024

Gov. Yusuf arrives US for Northern Governor's symposium

 Gov. Yusuf arrives US for Northern Governor's symposium

Gov. Abba Kabir Yusuf

Kano State Governor, Abba Kabir Yusuf, has arrived in the United States of America for a high powered symposium organized by US Institute of Peace.

This was contained in a statement signed by Sanusi Bature Dawakin Tofa, Director General Media and Publicity, Kano Government House on Wednesday.

According to the statement, the three days conference is being attended by Governors of Kano, Katsina, Zamfara, Kaduna, Niger, Sokoto, Kebbi, Jigawa, and Plateau state.

The event according to the statement was designed to address insecurity in Northern Nigeria and better option to mitigate the challenge. 

“The intensive executive engagement will enable the Governors of some of the troubled states deep understanding on the dynamics of security threat, its socioeconomic dimensions, and near-term opportunities to drive stability in Northern Nigeria. 

“The US Institute of Peace would also broaden knowledge on strengthening conflict prevention in the region, through non-violent strategies for engaging the armed groups as alternatives for conflict resolution. 

“The strategic engagement being anchored under the tutelage of Dr. Joseph Sany, Vice President, Africa Center for US Institute of Peace, will also focus on policy coordination and management of peace and stability in Nigeria,” the statement reads in part.

The symposium, according to the statement, ends on 25th April, 2024.





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