Insecurity: North-East Leaders Meet Jonathan Behind Closed Doors

Jonathan normA delegation of the North-East Forum for Unity and Development yesterday visited Aso Rock Presidential Villa Abuja to meet with President Goodluck Jonathan over the abduction of over 200 female students of Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State.

The delegation, led by a former Minister of Finance and ex-governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Malam Adamu Ciroma, arrived the State House at exactly 1.05pm, before going into a two-hour closed door meeting with the president, Vice President Namadi Sambo and other top government officials.

According to a presidency source, the delegation was at the Villa to express their concern over the security challenge in the North-East, especially the abduction of Chibok schoolgirls.

Members of the delegation included former Ambassador to the United States of America Professor Jubril Muhammad Aminu, former Secretary to the Government of the Federation Ambassador Baba Gana Kingibe, former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Architect Ibrahim Bunu, Deputy Senate Leader Senator Abdul Ningi, former Chief Registrar of the High Court of the FCT, Senator Aisha Jummai Alhassan, among others.