The North East Governors Forum on Thursday said it would establish a North East Airline and Bank to alleviate suffering and boost economy of the region.
The News Agency Nigeria reports that the Forum consists of governors of Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Taraba and Yobe States.
Prof. Babagana Zulum, Chairman of the forum and Governor of Borno State, disclosed this at the ground breaking ceremony for the reconstruction and upgrade of Bauchi Government House in Bauchi.
Zulum said the region had suffered decay of infrastructures as a result of insurgency.
He also lamented that the country in the past, suffered poor governance and corruption among other challenges.
He said: This is the right time to ensure the right things are done with the view of moving the nation forward.
Zulum said the forum considered establishment of an Airline and a Bank for the region to ameliorate the suffering of the citizens in the North.
Zulum said the forum was determined to bring changes in the sub-region.