Buhari meets 3 Northern Governors

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

The three governors that met the President separately are Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe State, Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state  and Abubakar Badaru of Jigawa state.

Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state

Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state

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

Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe

Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe

Governor Gaidam said he visited the President to felicitate with him on his recovery from medical trip and also make request of 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 Abubakar Badaru of Jigawa state.

Governor Abubakar Badaru of Jigawa state.

Governor Badaru on his part 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.

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