Governors of the 19 northern states, the Senate President Ahmed Lawan, Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, as well as Minister of Information and Culture.

Additionally at the powerful gathering which began around 12noon was the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Bello, and northern officials from  both chambers of the National Assembly.

The meeting held behind-closed-doors as journalists were only allowed to take pictures and leave for the matter of the day to initiated.

Lai Mohammed, yesterday met in Kaduna to form out approaches to handle insecurity in the region.

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Saad Abubakar lll, who drove conventional rulers drawn from all parts of the north to the gathering held at the Government House, Kaduna.

As at the time of filing this report, the governors of Gombe, Nasarawa, Jigawa, Sokoto, Kaduna, Zamfara, Niger, and the deputy governors of Katsina, Kogi States among others were additionally in participation.

Despite the fact that the regional governors had met last week over the violence and tension which arose from the nationwide #EndSARS protests, it was learned that the meeting would deliberate on various issues affecting the North in terms of peace and security as well as other developmental issues in the region.

Recall that the #EndSARS protesters had over theprevious weeks required the rejecting of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force which occurred generally in the Southern pieces of the nation.

However, youths from the Northern region took to the streets to protest the insecurity in the north under the banner of #EndInsecurityNow. The protest was to draw the attention of authorities to the activities of the Boko Haram insurgents and banditry.