The two-day meeting of North-East Governors’ Forum, under the chairmanship of Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State, is under way in Jalingo.
Governor Zulum was received by the Deputy Governor of Taraba State, Haruna Manu, at Danbaba Suntai airport.
Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State and his entourage also arrived Jalingo about 1:39p.m.
Governor Inuwa Yahaya and Bala Mohammed of Gombe and Bauchi states, respectively, have also arrived the government house.
The governor of Yobe State, Mai-Mala Buni, was represented by his Deputy, Idi Barde.
The meeting which has gone into session is expected to discuss issues affecting the region and chart a way forward.
The forum last held its meeting in Yola, capital of Adamawa State.
This is coming 24 hours after southern governors met in Lagos State and reached some decisions on insecurity, PIB, 2023 presidency, among other issues.