Some of the governors of north central zone. From left, Caleb Mutfwang of Plateau state, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq Kwara governor, Kogi state's Yahaya Bello, Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa and R
Governors from the North Central geo-political zone of the country on Thursday promised to work in collaboration with the office of the Secretary General of the Federation (SGF), George Akume
The Chairman of the North Central Governors’ Forum, Abdullahi Sule, assured Akume of their support during a courtesy call at his office
A statement by the Director of Information, Office of the SGF, Willie Bassey, said the governors made the pledge in a bid to foster speedy development in the nation.
The governors include Caleb Mutfwang of Plateau State; Benue State Governor, Rev. Fr. Hyacinth Alia; Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, Governor of Kwara State, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq; Governor of Nasarawa State, Abdullahi Sule, as well as the Deputy Governor of Niger State, Yakubu Garba.
Akume was announced as the SGF by President Bola Tinubu last Friday and was sworn in on Wednesday.
The statement reads, “The Chairman of the North Central Governors’ Forum and the Governor of Nasarawa State, Abdullahi Sule, congratulated the Secretary to the Government of the Federation on his appointment by the President.
“He added that the governors from the North Central pledged to give the SGF the needed support to succeed in his new assignment.”
On his part, Akume commended the North Central Governors’ Forum for the visit, stating that the solidarity visit would serve as an encouragement to achieve greater strides for the nation.
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