Zamfara and Niger States Governors, had a closed door meeting with the National Security Adviser, NSA, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu over the teething insecurity situation ravaging the two States.
According to a statement from the media aid to Zamfara Governor, Suleiman Bala Idris, Governor Dauda Lawal was on the visit together with Niger State Governor, Mohammed Umar Bago in their collective effort to find a lasting solution to the lingering banditry disturbing both States.
The statement further stated that the Governors had a closed-door meeting with the National Security Adviser, in his office in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
It added that Governor Lawal was seriously concerned over the insecurity in Zamfara State, saying that it was the reason he has been looking for possible ways to bring an end to it.
“Governor Dauda Lawal and Governor Mohammed Umar Bago visited Mallam Nuhu Ribadu in their effort to improve synergy between the two States and the office of the National Security Adviser.
“Restoring peace in Zamfara has been Governor Lawal’s priority from day one as the Executive Governor of the State.
“At the meeting, the Governors discussed important security issues with the NSA,” he said.