North East Governor ‘s Forum commends Buhari, Security agencies
By Haruna Yusuf, Gombe
His Excellency Governor Mai Mala Buni along with the five Governors of the North East region, today had the seventh meeting of the North East Governor’s forum in Gombe.
The communique of the meeting read by His Excellency Governor Buni, commended President Muhammadu Buhari and Security agencies for sustaining the fight against insurgency.
The Governors expressed concern on the mass movement of bandits and the vulnerability of the region.
The forum noted the link between mining activities and insecurity and resolved to ensure strict compliance of the land use act.
The Governors noted with concern the low power supply to the region and called on the federal government to expedite action on the construction of the Mambilla hydro power project.
The forum commended the federal government for establishing University of Health Sciences in Azare, and called on humanitarian agencies to provide support to flood victims in the region.
The eighth meeting of the forum is fixed to hold on 25th November, 2022 in Maiduguri.