He said that there was a need for Northern governors to meet regularly, have information and share data as they begin to implement decisions, especially on security.
He said that to address the issue of high youth unemployment, Northern governors needed to harness available resources as well as build world class skills acquisition centres across their states.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Awards of Life Time Achievement in the Community were presented at the occasion to Alhaji Alhassan Dantata, a Kano-based tycoon and Justice Mariam Aloma Mukhtar.
Alhaji Sabiu Dantata who received the award on behalf of his father, thanked the foundation for the recognition and pledged to emulate his father’s legacies.
The Managing Director, Sir Ahmadu Bello memorial foundation, Engr Abubakar Umar, also thanked the people and parents for finding time to attend the 7th Annual Sir Ahmadu Bello memorial Lecture, Dinner and Award night.
Umar said that the foundation would continue to work and ensure the continued promotion of the legacies of the late Northern premier, Sir Ahmadu Bello, by promoting unity.
He said the foundation had been carrying out a lot of developmental activities and interventions, most especially on education, entrepreneurship skills acquisition and health.