CNG Postpones Mega Pan Northern Summit On insecurity

 

The Coalition of Northern Groups, CNG has announced the postponement of its planned Mega Pan Northern Summit, from 20 to 21st December 2021to January 5 to 6th 2022 because of the festive season.

Recall that the group has declared t both the Federal and States Government have failed in their responsibility to keep the country secure from incessant banditry, kidnappings, armed robbery, and terrorism, especially in northern Nigeria.

It is against this backdrop they agreed to hold the Mega Pan Northern Nigerian Summit under the Chairmanship of the convener of the Northern Elders Forum, professor Ango Abdullahi to look into a d profer definite solutions to the security challenges in the region.

“The Summit shall involve critical stakeholders as traditional rulers, clerics of all faiths, academics, community leaders, security personnel, students, women, youth, and all trade organizations including ASUU, COASU, NUT, NUJ, NULGE, NGE, and others”.

Announcing the shift in a statement signed by the group Spokesperson, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, said the summit designed to come up with workable suggestions to the security challenges facing the region, would now hold on 5th and 6th January to make allowance for the Christmas and New Year festivities.

According to Suleiman, “The shift has become inevitable as Christian brothers and sisters who are equal stakeholders in the affairs of the region would be occupied during that period.

“Certain issues of great relevance have emerged with the recent tour of CNG officials to Sokoto and other places that need to be incorporated,” he said.

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