The two governors took the stand in Sokoto, when El-Rufai visited to condole with Tambuwal over the death of Hajiya Aishatu, the daughter of late Premier of Northern Nigeria, Sir Ahmadu Bello.
On a post on his verified page on twitter @atiku on Monday, entitled ‘Darkness Awaits Us If We Do Not End the Attacks on Our Citadels of Learning’, the former vice president decried the recent attack and abduction of students of the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State.
The governors present were Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto, Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, Bello Matawale of Zamfara, Nasiru El-Rufai of Kaduna, Simon Lalong of Plateau, Sani Bello of Niger and Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa.
War of tongues. Is that a new one? No, it’s as old as man, but it is perhaps the deadliest of all the wars. It is fiercer than insurgency, terrorism, banditry, kidnappings, armed robbery, cult killings, ritual murders, all put together.
MURIC made the submission in a press release by its Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, on Thursday.
Retired Maj.-Gen Babagana Munguno, the National Security Adviser to the President, made the position of the government known at the third edition of Villa Media Briefing on Thursday in Abuja.
The Government said this in a communique on Friday.
Matawalle said this on Sunday in an interview on Sunday Politics, a programme of Channels Television
The new special operation, which will be intelligence-led and community-driven, will be executed in sustained collaboration with the Armed Forces, the Intelligence Community and other sister security agencies.
The minister made the call while speaking on a radio programme, monitored by the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos.
The governor, in a statement he personally signed, said the measures will ensure peaceful coexistence among residents in parts of the state.
Inuwa told the News Agency of Nigeria in Katsina that the Federal Government should particularly focus on Nigeria’s borders with Niger Republic, Chad and Cameroon.
The IGP who stated this at the opening of meeting in Katsina on Wednesday said, “I came to Katsina to see the officers and men of the command in order to re-strategise and make sure that we make Katsina a crime-free state
Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, made this known while briefing newsmen on the operations of the Armed Forces of Nigeria between November 5 and November 11, on Thursday in Abuja.
The Special Adviser to Governor Aminu Masari on Agriculture and Natural Resources, Dr. Abba Abdullahi, made this known while briefing newsmen in Katsina.
The troops also recovered arms and ammunitions in various operations in Zamfara and Katsina States.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, made the disclosure at a press conference at the Army Supper Camp 4, Faskari, Katsina on Saturday.
Ganduje, who spoke with State House correspondents afterward, said he came to brief the vice president on efforts being made to address the challenges.
Adamu said this during a town-hall meeting on peace and security held on Wednesday in Zuru, headquarters of Zuru Local Government Area of Kebbi State.
The assurance came on the heels of an attack on Ukuru village in Mariga Local Government Area of the State, which left many dead.