The northern governors from nineteen states met in Kaduna on Thursday to discuss issues affecting the region.
These issues included security challenges, poverty, economy, educational development amongst others.
The governors arrived at the Government House in Kaduna, the venue for the meeting.
Present at the meeting were the governors of Borno, Kaduna, Kogi, Sokoto, Bauchi, Katsina and Deputy Governors of Benue, Kwara, and Kaduna.
There were submission and deliberation of the interim report on restructuring, lingering farmers and herdsmen clash in several parts of the country.
Also discussed was the recent abduction of the schoolgirls from Dapchi, in Yobe State.