South West Governors set to brainstorm on security challenges

Posted by News Express | 24 June 2019 | 593 times

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Governors from the South West geo-political zone will converge in Ibadan, Oyo State to address the security challenges confronting the region.

This came as the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum, AYCF, said it is collaborating with stakeholders from the South West to flush out criminals suspected to be herdsmen terrorizing the zone.

Governors Rotimi Akeredolu (Ondo), Seyi Makinde (Oyo), Babajide Sanwo-Olu (Lagos), Gboyega Oyetola (Osun), Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti) and Dapo Abiodun (Ogun) are expected to hold an enlarged stakeholders’ security summit in collaboration with the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria, DAWN.

It was reliably gathered that the convener of the summit, Governor Akeredolu, who is chairman of the South West Governors’ Forum, has assured that the proposed security summit would put an end to the activities of marauding herdsmen and address the insecurity challenges in the region.

It was also gathered that the DAWN Commission will coordinate the summit which objective is to further promote the developmental agenda of the South West.

Speaking on what to expect after the summit, the Chief Press Secretary to Akeredolu, Segun Ajiboye said: “You know we have held a security summit here in Ondo State and our governor is tnow aking the initiative to other states in the region.

“Governors of the six states at the meeting will find solutions to the menace. “I want to assure the people of the region that an end is in sight to the spate of insecurity in the South West.”

“There will be a solution to these problems after the summit.” (Vanguard)

•Photo shows, From Left: Governor Oyetola of Osun State; Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos; Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ektit; Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo; Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun and Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo during a South-West governors meeting

Source: News Express

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