21 July 2011
"The president this afternoon held a broad-based consultation with leaders from
, the North East and Arewa Consultative Forum on the security situation in Borno state and other parts of the north," Information Minister Labaran Maku said. Borno State
The meeting explored different options to bring about peace and security in the beleaguered state and other affected areas in northern
, said the minister who briefed journalists after the meeting. Nigeria
He did not give details.
The meeting, which he said was "very fruitful", focused on finding a lasting solution to the Boko Haram crisis, he said.