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Nigeria: G-7 States Meet Over Insecurity

The leaders of Joint Security Summit of Contigous states of Benue, Plateau, Nasarawa, Kaduna, Kogi, Niger and Federal Capital Territory (FCT) (G-7) have agreed on the need to build a sustainable institutional framework for interstate and regional collaboration in tackling common security challenges.

Minister, FCT, Senator Bala Mohammed, who made this call Thursday, while speaking at the seventh G-7 Joint Security Summit in Abuja, said: "The contiguous states have demonstrated that even though they are different states, they have one region, one nation-state and a common destiny. Therefore, what affects one affects the others and sends ripples far beyond the confines of the location of the crime.

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