By Isiyaka Ismail Wunti
Governors from the Northeastern sub-region under the auspices of Northeast Governors Forum NEGF are converging on Maiduguri, the Borno state capital for the forum’s first meeting after the 2023 general elections.
Chairman of the Forum and the State Governor Professor Babagana Umara Zulum is expected to lead his counterparts from Bauchi, Gombe, Adamawa, Taraba and Yobe during the two day meeting slated for today and tomorrow Saturday 9th September, 2023.
Similarly relevant stakeholders including the Northeast Development Commission, NEDC are to be part of the meeting.
Vital issues related to the overall development of the subregion is expected to take centre stage.
To represent Bauchi state, Governor Bala Mohammed is leading a delegation comprising the Secretary to the state Government Barrister Ibrahim Kashim and other top officials.
At the end of the meeting, the forum is expected to present communique to the journalists on it’s resolutions.