INSECURITY: Niger, Zamfara Governors Meet National Security Adviser

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Zamfara and Niger State Governors, on Thursday, visited the National Security Adviser (NSA), Mallam Nuhu Ribadu.

Governor Dauda Lawal was on the visit together with Niger State Governor, Mohammed Umar Bago in their collective effort to find a lasting solution to the lingering banditry disturbing both States.

A statement by the Spokesperson to the Zamfara Governor, Sulaiman Bala Idris, stressed that the Governors had a closed-door meeting with the National Security Adviser, in his office in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

He added that Governor Lawal is seriously concerned by the insecurity in Zamfara State, the reason why he has been looking for possible ways to bring an end to it.

He said: “Governor Dauda Lawal and Governor Mohammed Umar Bago visited Mallam Nuhu Ribadu in their effort to improve synergy between the two States and the office of the National Security Adviser.

“Restoring peace in Zamfara has been Governor Lawal’s priority from day one as the Executive Governor of the State.

“At the meeting, the Governors discussed important security issues with the NSA.”


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