Gov. Shettima meets Northern elders, Arewa coalition in Abuja concerning Igbo quit Notice
In continuation of efforts closer to the withdrawal of give up note in opposition to Ibos living in northern parts of Nigeria, a group of Northern Governors represented by Governor of Borno kingdom and Chairman of the Northern Governors discussion board, Kashim Shettima on Wednesday met with a collection of Northern elders and key leaders of the coalition of Arewa corporations for a closed door meeting that lasted four hours which focused on having the coalition announced the withdrawal in their stop observe which elapses on October 1st, 2017.
“The assembly, that’s the 1/3 since July become at the example of some Northern Governors who mandated Shettima to have interaction the coalition to be able to stopping possible outbreak of violence within the event hoodlums take gain of give up be aware to perpetuate violence by the point the ultimatum expires on October 1st” Shettima’s spokesman, Isa Gusau said.
The meeting turned into attended by participants of the Northern elders discussion board: Professor Ango Abdullahi, Alhaji Sani Zango Daura, Air Marshall Al-Amin Daggash, AVM Mukhtar Mohammed, Professor Yima Sen and Dr Hakeem Baba Ahmed who represented the Sir Ahmadu Bello Memorial basis. Key leaders of the coalition of Arewa companies, Yerima Shettima, Ashir Sherrif, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, Aminu Adam, Balarabe Rufai and leaders of other corporations in the coalition all attended.
The meetings have been part of consultations aimed toward ensuring the stability of the north within the wake of give up word against Ibos living in north issued in Kaduna in June. The northern organizations stated their movement changed into in reaction to insults against the north by agitators for the Republic of Biafra who want to tug out of Nigeria led by means of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of an agitation group, independent people of Biafra.
At Wednesday’s meeting with Governor Shettima, Northern elders additionally spoke significantly on critical troubles bedeviling the northern Nigeria especially those concerning Boko Haram insurgency, backwardness in education resulting for high degree of out of school children roaming as Almajiri. The leaders presented some distance reaching recommendations which they requested Governor Shettima to bring to his colleagues in the northern Governors discussion board.
The Arewa coalition is predicted to make its choice public at a date to be decided through contributors of the coalition