On Sunday, August 3rd, President Bola Tinubu held a meeting with Nigerian governors who share boundaries with Niger Republic.
It was gathered the meeting held at the State House, Abuja, was part of consultations by the President on the situation in Niger.
Governors of Sokoto, Kebbi, Yobe, Katsina, and Jigawa, attended the meeting which was held at the presidential villa in Abuja.
The Northern Elites are opposed to the proposed attack on the military junta in Niger, citing potential negative consequences for Nigeria.
Tinubu who doubles as Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States had issued a seven-day ultimatum to the military junta in Niger Republic to restore democracy by returning power to Mohammed Bazoum.
This led to quite a number of sanctions part of which resulted in the closure of borders with Niger, including an indefinite suspension of flight activities.