Breaking: Nigerian governors to meet in Aso Rock over insecurity

Breaking: Nigerian governors to meet in Aso Rock over insecurity

- The rise in security challenges that have led to killings and kidnapping across the country has become worrisome

- In light of this, all state governors will meet on Wednesday, February 17, to deliberate

- Discussions of the meeting, which will hold in Abuja is expected to be centered around the security

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Nigeria's state leaders under the aegis of Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) are expected to meet in Aso Rock, Abuja, on Wednesday night, February 17, The Cable reports.

The news publication reports that the purpose of the meeting is centered around the prevalent insecurity in Nigeria

In another report by Nigerian Tribune, the governors are expected to meet at the State House Conference Center, in Abuja.

Breaking: Nigerian governors to meet in Aso Rock over insecurity

All Nigerian governors will be meeting in Aso Rock over the rise in security challenges. Photo credit: @kfayemi
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According to NGF’s head of media and publicity, Abdulrazaque Bello-Barkindo, the purpose of the meeting which is scheduled for 8 pm will be on security.

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The meeting is coming on the heels of the recent abduction of an undisclosed number of students in a raid by suspected armed bandits on the Government Science College Kagara in Niger state.

Shehu Sani, a former Nigerian senator via Twitter on Wednesday, February 17, confirmed the attack on the school which is his alma mata.

The activist stated that some staff members of the institution were also abducted by armed men.

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FG’s security delegation arrive Niger state

Meanwhile, reported that the federal government is making frantic efforts to rescue the students of the Government Science College, Kagara.

A presidential aide, Bashir Ahmad, disclosed that a federal government security delegation already arrived in Minna, Niger state to coordinate the rescue operation.

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Ahmad on Wednesday, February 17, disclosed via Twitter that some officials on the government’s security delegation include: the National Security Adviser (NSA), the inspector general of police, the inspector general of and minister of police affairs among others.


Oluwatobi Bolashodun is a journalist with six years of working experience in the media industry. She graduated from Babcock University in 2012 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication. Oluwatobi is a Current Affairs Editor, mostly writing on political, educational, and business topics. She uses her team spirit to encourage others to work hard.


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