At a meeting in Yola, the Adamawa State capital, governors from the North-East region discussed key issues facing their region.
All six governors of the region attended the meeting, which took place at the Government House banquet hall.
Chairman of the forum, Borno State Governor Babagana Umara Zulum, stressed the need for teamwork in tackling issues such as underdevelopment, poverty and insecurity.
All governors decided to work together on these fronts.
Governor Zulum submitted a request for assistance to the federal government, focusing on improving transportation infrastructure such as highways, railways and waterways.
He also commended President Bola Ahmed Tinubu for his efforts to build peace in the Northeast and Nigeria.
The host of the forum, Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, acknowledged its importance in raising awareness of the needs of the area and combating insurgency.
Governor Fintiri highlighted the achievement of the forum in bringing back stability and peace through coordinated efforts.
He urged sustained commitment to peace and development.
Governor Zulum recommended the growth of small businesses and agricultural value chains as a means to tackle unemployment and poverty, emphasizing the importance of promoting regional peace and providing opportunities to local people.