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  • Updated: May 17, 2024

Northwest governors, UN meet to tackle security challenges

Northwest governors, UN meet to tackle security challenges

The governors of the Northwest region of Nigeria held a meeting with the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Nigeria, Mohammed Fall and heads of other UN agencies to tackle the security and development challenges of the region.

The meeting also aimed at creating and implementing collaborative projects and interventions in the region.

The convergence was attended by the Northwest State governors of Kano, Abba Kabir Yusuf; Kaduna, Uba Sani; Jigawa, Umar Namadi; Zamfara, Dauda Lawal; Sokoto, Ahmed Aliyu; Katsina, Dikko Umaru Radda and Kebbi, Nasir Idris. 

As contained in a statement by Governor Uba Sani on Friday, the Resident Coordinator expressed the commitment of the United Nations to supporting efforts towards peace and security, as well as the development of the Northwest Zone.

He further felicitated the governors on their first year in office and applauded them for their continuous commitment to service in the interest of the people.

Governor Sani acknowledged "the efforts of the United Nations towards addressing humanitarian concerns in our states."

He equally highlighted the UN interventions in the region, especially in the areas of education, healthcare, agriculture and social development.

He also expressed "our commitment as Governors towards working with the UN agencies in actualizing the various developmental initiatives."

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