President Muhammadu Buhari has sent northern governors to the south-east in a bid to secure peace, TheCable understands.
In addition to south-eastern states, they will also visit Cross River and Rivers.
The team of five governors is led by Kashim Shetimma (Borno), who is also the chairman of northern governors forum.
Others on the peace mission are Aminu Masari (Katsina), Aminu Tambuwal (Sokoto), Atiku Bagudu (Kebbi) and Abdullahi Ganduje (Kano).
Before leaving for the US on Sunday, the president met with Ganduje, Shettima and Tambuwal.