Simon Lalong has been re-elected as chairman of Northern governors forum

Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong was on Friday re-elected as Chairman of the Northern Governors Forum (NGF) for another four years.

He was elected by his colleagues during a meeting of the forum in Kaduna State.

Igbere TV reports that the governors, at the meeting agreed to set up a joint financial institution that would galvanize rapid socio-economic development within the region and enable it attain some degree of financial independence.

The governors also resolved to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari over the security challenges in the region.

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