Governors of Kaduna, Katsina, Niger, Zamfara, and Kebbi States on Saturday, June 27, 2015 in Kaduna held a closed door meeting to discuss ways of addressing the security threats posed by the activities of Boko Haram in Kamuku forest bordered by these states.
Speaking to newsmen, the host governor, Nasir El-rufai of Kaduna State said the discussion at the meeting was majorly based on security in these states.
According Mr. El-Rufai, “the forest which is in the centre of the Kaduna, Niger, Katsina, Kebbi and Zamfara has been of serious security concern. So, we need to address it because that forest is capable of breeding future Boko Haram.
“So, we have just met to brainstorm with a view to fashioning out a coordinated approach in tackling the security challenges in our states. This is has become necessary to avoid spill over.
“We met with security chiefs in charge of our respective states so that, we can as quickly as possible bring an end to the loss of lives, cattle rustling and loss of property.”
Governor El-rufai stated that the governors have the full support of the federal government in their move to secure the states.