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Northern Govs Went On US Trip For ‘Ideas’ To End Insecurity, Says Radda

Northern Govs Went On US Trip For ‘Ideas’ To End Insecurity, Says Radda

Northern Govs Went On US Trip For ‘Ideas’ To End Insecurity, Says Radda

The governors had come under fire over the recent trip to the US. But Radda said the visit was part of moves to tackle security in the north, explaining that they were invited to the meeting. 

By Emmanuel Egobiambu

Updated May 3, 2024

Governor Dikko Radda of Katsina State has defended the northern governors’ trip to the US, saying it was to find lasting solutions to the insecurity ravaging the region


The governors had come under fire over the recent trip to the US. But Radda said the visit was part of moves to tackle security in the north, explaining that they were invited to the meeting.

“Ten governors were in the United States, Washington D.C and we had a symposium with the United States Institute of Peace so that we can bring about ideas that will end insecurity that is worrying our people and is a major problem to the subnationals and they carefully chose the governors of the places affected by banditry and kidnapping,” he said on Friday’s edition of Channels Television’s Politics Today. 

“All of us sat for three days and we were able to cross-fertilise ideas and interact with all stakeholders that are involved in bringing about lasting peace and security globally,” the governor said

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