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Why Northern Governors And Not Western Governors Met With The U.S Secretary Of State, John Kerry In Washington

10 out of the 19 Northern state governors in Nigeria are currently on a week-long working visit to the US, to meet with the U.S secretary of State, Sen. John Kerry at the State Department.

The meetings according to media reports focused on deepening collaboration on conflicts elimination, prevention, humanitarian aide and partnerships on the solving development factors responsible ‎for recurring ethno-religious violence in northern Nigeria.


The State Executives who made the trip are Governors Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara, Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger, Darius Ishaku ‎of Taraba, Simon Lalong of Plateau, Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto, Bindo Jibrilla of Adamawa, Muhammad Abdullahi Abubakar of Bauchi, Kashim Shettima of Borno and Deputy Governor of Kano State, Professor Hafiz Abubakar who is representing Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State.



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