Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso
By Ibrahim Shuaibu
Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso of Kano state has said that now is the time for people of the North to resolve their differences and grievances to move the region forward, as insecurity in the region has became detrimental to its development.
The governor said that security challenges bedevilling the region have exacerbated and needed to be urgent addressed.
“That is why we formed this committee which we believe will come up with possible suggestions and solutions to the current insecurity in the north.
“We believe insecurity does not help anybody. It is the time now to sort out our differences and move forward, because it has affected our lives”, he added.
The governor said Friday while receiving members of “Healing and Reconciliation Committee” at Government House, described members of the committee as reputable elders and advised them to consult all shades of people before compiling their final report.
Kwankwaso reaffirmed the commitment of his colleagues to fully utilize their report for the good of the region and Nigeria as a whole.
On his part, the spokesman of the committee, AVM Muktari Muhammad (rtd.) told the Governor that they came to Kano to discuss with the stakeholders in Kano on the possible ways to resolve the recent security challenges crippling the north.
He said that before coming to Kano, they were at Bauchi, Borno, Plateau and Yobe states seeking the views of the people on the possible ways forward, explaining that the input they received there was encouraging.