U.S. Govt hosts northern Nigeria governors in Washington D.C (photos)
10 Governors out of the 19 northern states in Nigeria were yesterday received in
Washington by the US government, in furtherance of the northern
governors’ symposium organised by United States Institute of Peace
(USIP) designed to amongst other things, seek possible ways of attaining
lasting peace in Northern Nigeria.
The visiting governors are expected to spend three days in Washington while meeting with Steve Hayes, chairman of the Corporate
Council on Africa and Gayle Smith, USAID director, to discuss project priorities for northern Nigeria.