Buhari Meets 3 Northern Govs in a Closed-Door Meeting

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President Muhammadu Buhari Meets With Three Northern Governors of Jigawa, Yobe and Sokoto States
President Muhammadu Buhari Meets With Three Northern Governors of Jigawa, Yobe and Sokoto States

President Muhammadu on Monday met three Northern governors in a closed-door meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The three governors were Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe State, Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State and Abubakar Badaru of Jigawa State.

Governor Gaidam said he visited the President to felicitate him on his return from medical trip, make a request for a refund of N13 billion the state spent on security issues during the last administration and also to solicit assistance from the Federal Government for the resettlement of the Internally Displaced Persons ( IDP).

Governor Tambuwal of Sokoto State told State House Correspondents that he came to discuss with the President on security situations in the country and the need for exploration of oil at the Sokoto belt to enhance the economic base of the country.

On his part, Governor Badaru said he came to brief the President on the efforts of the committee he is heading which is on how to diversify on non-oil products.