Retructuring : Northern Governors Set Up Committee to Collate Views ,Comments
By John Femi Adi:
Northern States Governors Forum on Friday after a two-day meeting in Kaduna, constituted a high-powered committee to collate views and comments on the state of nation with a specific reference to the agitations for restructuring of the country .
The Committee ,which is chaired Sokotol State Governor ,Alhaji Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has the mandate to collect and collate views regarding various agitations for restructuring of the country from individuals ,groups and corporate organisations in the region.
In a communiqué issued and read by Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari , Katsina State Governor on behalf of Borno Governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima at the end of a two-day meeting with tradional rulers from the north , the Governors Forum stated, ” The committee is to come up with acceptable ,tenable and sustainable position for the Northern region in consonance with provisions of the 1999 Constitution of Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended,taking into cognizance the current constitutional amendment process going on in the National Assembly .
Other members of the committee are: Governors of Nasarawa , Gombe, Benue,Bauchi and Kaduna States as well as as Emirs of Kano and Gummi, Etsu Nupe and Gbong Gwon Jos as member.
The Deputy Governor of Plateau state is to serve as the Committee Secretary.