The Northern States Governors Forum and Northern Council of Traditional Rulers, met in Kaduna to critically appear at how to tackle banditry, kidnapping and insurgency.
The contestation around Value Added Revenue enhancement collection and other burning national issues will be given prominent attending at the coming together.
The chairman, Northern States Governors Forum and Governor of Plateau Province, Mr Simon Bako Lalong patch declaring the coming together open said, “We shall also take a critical appear at some new national issues that have emerged over the recent months and weeks with a view to coming upward with a place of the part as good as adopting the best possible approach to ensuring that the involvement of the part is protected and promoted. Key amongst them is the issue of Value Added Revenue enhancement collection and the surrounding contestation.”
“After hours of exhaustive deliberations, we arrived at several resolutions bordering on improving the security of our part; enhancing socio-economic prosperity of the people; addressing humanitarian challenges of internally displaced persons; building synergy with the Federal Authorities and our counterparts from other parts of the country amongst others.”
The chairman explained that the forum also received various reports from the Committees before constituted and resolved to appear into the reports for implementation and various presentations were also made by individuals and corporate organizations for the evolution of the part.
He stated, “Nowadays’s coming together is essentially to acquire an update on the progress made so far on some of those items especially on addressing insecurity which is still a major concern in the part, adding that they shall take stock of how far they have gone in tackling banditry, kidnapping and insurgency and also nautical chart the way forward.
He added, “As usual, I appear forward to robust contributions from all members that will take us to get in at really meaningful conclusions that will impact positively on the fortunes of our people. One time once more I welcome you to this coming together and appear forward to successful deliberations.”
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