By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
The Northern States Governors Forum has called for vigilance in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to guide against unwarranted and destructives protests tosafeguard critical assets of the nation.
This was part of the resolution after the Northern States Governors’ Forum Meeting With Northern States Emirs and Chiefs held On Monday November 2, 2020 in Kaduna.
“Meeting raises attention on the need to keep strict watch on the Federal Capital Territory to guide against unwarranted and destructives protests tosafeguard critical assets of the nation,” it said.
The meeting according to the communiqué read by the Chairman of the Northern States Governors Forum, and Plateau State Governor, Simon Bako Lalong commended the National Assembly and the Presidency in being proactive in addressing the issues of Endsars protests across the country.
It also stressed the need to further push for amicable resolutions of ASSU strikes to enable students resume their studies.
“Meeting resolved that there is the need for regular meetings of this nature.
“Calls for further engagement with other critical stakeholders such as Religious Leaders, Business community, youths leaders etc,” it stated.
The meeting was attended by His Excellency, the Senate President, of the Federal Republic, the Honourable Deputy Speaker and other members of the National Assembly, the Chief of Staff to the President, the Minister ofFederal Capital Territory, the Minister of Information and Culture, the Inspector General of Police, Principal Officers of the National Assembly, Chaimen of the Northern States Traditional Rulers Council led by His Eminence the Sultan of Sokoto amongst others.