Posts Tagged ‘southwest governors’

Gov. Akeredolu Calls For Special Protection Of S’West Assets

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, the chairman of the south west Governors’ forum calls for special protection of economic assets in the region. The chairman made this call during a meeting held with other South-West Governors and Traditional Rulers on Sunday in Lagos state. Governor Rotimi Akeredolu lamented over the recent #EndSars protest that […]

South-west Governors, IG Meet, Adopt Amotekun

The governors of the South-west, the Inspector General of Police (IG), Mr. Mohammed Adamu and state police commissioners in the region, yesterday met behind closed doors in Lagos to forge a consensus on the regional security outfit, Amotekun, being promoted by the six states in the geopolitical zone. The meeting, which held at the Lagos […]

Amotekun: Don’t back down, Nigerians tell South-west governors

Amotekun, a security formation launched by governors of the South-west states, is aimed at enhancing security in the region. Since its announcement, the initiative has triggered controversy across the country. While many say it is a good initiative, many others have kicked against it. Results from the poll A total of 2,087 participants took part […]

South West governors launch security outfit, Amotekun, speak on Nigeria’s breakup

At exactly 11:59 am, four governors, led by the Chairman, Southwest Governors’ Forum, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu arrived at the venue of the inauguration of Amotekun. He was joined by the host Governor Seyi Makinde; Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi and Osun State Deputy Governor Gboyega Alabi. The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi arrived at […]

S’West Govs to launch ‘Western Nigeria Security Network’

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State Friday said governors of the South West region of the country have resolved to have a “western Nigeria security network” in an effort to tackle security challenges in the country. Fayemi made the disclosure while fielding questions from newsmen on the sideline of the first Governors’ Lecture Series of […]

INSECURITY: Southwest Governors set to stop Fulani herdsmen attack

Following the recent attacks experienced by Southwest people in the hand of Fulani herdsmen, governors from the region have announced their readiness to curtail the menace. The governors made this known after a meeting held at the Ondo State Governor’s Lodge in Abuja on Friday. Ondo state governor, Rotimi Akeredolu in a statement after the […]