Radda leads North-west Governors to meeting with Tinubu

The Governor of Katsina State, Malam Dikko Umaru Radda has led his North-West counterparts to a meeting with President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on issues bothering on security, Agriculture and other national issues.

Radda who is the Chairman of the North West Governors Forum was joined by Governors of Kaduna, Kano, Jigawa, Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara States at the Presidential Villa.

In a statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to the Katsina State Governor, Ibrahim Kaula Mohammed in Abuja stated that the Governors discussed with the President on some measures they are putting in place to enhance security in the region, which has been plagued with security threats, especially by the bandits.

They maintained that for a region which is known for its agricultural prowess to live up to its mandate, security must be enhanced to ensure unhindered access to the farmlands by farmers.

The President, Bola Ahmed Tinubu further pledged his support at working closely with the Governors, who are the first to meet the President, to improving on the security of the region.

President Tinubu said Agriculture remain one of the priorities of his administration and will stop at nothing in ensuring that the nation is self-sufficient in food production.

The President further stated his resolve at working with the governors on providing palliatives to the natives to reduce the impact of fuel subsidy removal.

Governor Radda said “Our meeting yesterday with the President under my leadership was basically on areas of security, agriculture and other national issues ,i believe it was apt, fruitful and really engaging.”

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