Yusuf, Northern governors in U.S. for symposium on insecurity, conflict resolution

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Yusuf, Northern governors in U.S. for symposium on insecurity, conflict resolution

24 April 2024   |  
9:01 pm

Kano State governor, Abba Kabir Yusuf, is in the United States of America for a high-powered symposium organised by U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP). The three days conference being attended by governors of Kano, Katsina, Zamfara, Kaduna, Niger, Sokoto, Kebbi, Jigawa and Plateau states, is designed to address insecurity in Northern Nigeria and proffer better…

Kano State governor, Abba Kabir Yusuf, is in the United States of America for a high-powered symposium organised by U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP).

The three days conference being attended by governors of Kano, Katsina, Zamfara, Kaduna, Niger, Sokoto, Kebbi, Jigawa and Plateau states, is designed to address insecurity in Northern Nigeria and proffer better option to mitigate the challenge.

The intensive executive engagement will enable the governors of some of the troubled state deep understanding on the dynamics of security threat, its socioeconomic dimensions, and near-term opportunities to drive stability in Northern Nigeria.

The US Institute of Peace would also broaden knowledge on strengthening conflict prevention in the region through non-violent strategies for engaging the armed groups as alternative for conflict resolution.

The strategic engagement being anchored under the tutelage of Dr. Joseph Sany, Vice President, Africa Center for US Institute of Peace, will also focus on policy coordination and management of peace and stability in Nigeria.

The symposium which ends tomorrow, April 25, is part of the ongoing efforts of the northern Governors, especially those from northwest to set a regional development agenda.

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