Ondo state governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has emerged the chairman of the south-west governors' forum.
Governor Akeredolu was unanimously elected at a special security meeting of the south-west governors held at the Ondo state governor's lodge in Abuja on Friday, June 7.
Legit.ng gathered that the governors discussed joint and collaborative action against the menace of insecurity and criminality in the south-western part of the country.
They also announced their decision to hold a regional security summit that will bring all critical stakeholders together to brainstorm on how to stem the tide of insecurity in the region.
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Meanwhile, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta and his Edo state counterpart, Godwin Obaseki on Wednesday, June 5 met and discussed on how to deepen economic ties and improve on the security situation in the two states.
Legit.ng gathered that Governor Obaseki arrived Government House, Asaba with members of his executive council at about 1.06 pm and was received by Governor Okowa and his team.
“It was a meeting between brothers, friends who are now governors and more interesting is that, our states belonged to the old Bendel and he came with ideas that will move the two states forward,” Governor Okowa said.
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