Gov. Shettima Of Borno State To Host Emmergency Meeting On Security Today
Shettima Set To Meet With Senators, House Of Rep Members, Borno Elders, Civilan JTF, Others.
As the year 2018 folds up with pending security issues in Borno state, its Governor, Kashim Shettima is slated to host an emergency extraordinary security meeting in Maiduguri to be attended by heads of security establishments, leadership of the Civilian JTF and hunters, traditional rulers and Borno elders.
The Three Senators in the state, 10 House of Reps and 28 state assembly members, selected chairmen and commissioners from local government areas affected by recent attacks, leadership of the University of Maiduguri and selected tertiary institutions, chairmen of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Nigeria Bar Association, Nigerian Union of Journalists, National Council of Women Societies and Nigeria Legion in Borno State are also expected to attend.
The governor’s spokesman Isa Gusau, who announced this in a statement issued on Friday, said the meeting will hold at 4pm during which participants will review the situation in view of recent developments, make suggestions and come up with a resolution that will be delivered to President Buhari by a delegation.
The state government and other institutions concerned by aspects of the resolutions will take necessary and immediate actions to implement them, the statement said.
Gusau recalled in the statement that Governor Kashim Shettima has on different occasions, including in recent weeks, met with President Muhammadu Buhari and other security stakeholders over matters of security in Borno State and the President has regularly proved his empathy, commitment and determination to end the Boko Haram crisis in order to create enabling environment for the aggressive rebuilding of destroyed communities, rehabilitation and resettlement of victims which the Borno government has been doing since 2015.
Meanwhile Naija News learnt that Boko Haram has reportedly taken over six towns In Kukawa Local government in the state