The Niger State Development Forum (NSDF) has lauded Governor Abubakar Sani Bello for t his efforts he is putting up to overcome security challenges facing the state.
The forum led by the Minister of State, Foriegn Affairs, Ambassador Zubairu Dada, gave the commendation Tuesday in a visit to the governor at Government House, Minna.
The minister said the group was in Minna to formally meet with the governor as well as commiserate with him over heightened security challenges.
He added that the forum was established to compliment efforts of the governor and by extension the state in overcoming challenges affecting the state.
He said: “We felt those of us living in Abuja need to compliment the government by supporting and contributing our own quota. Most of us are heading various agencies and ministries, hence it is time for us to give back to the public.”
He said issues ranging from human capital development, agriculture and rural development, infrastructure deficit, extractive industries, revenue generation for the state, security challenges and other issues have been identified for attention in various committees of the forum.
Ambassador Dada said that there are many Nigerlites in Abuja, and that their wealth of experiences and contributions can bring positive impact to the state.