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Famakinwa: South-West govs shift Abeokuta parley

By Leke Adeseri,

The six South West governors have shifted their regional meeting slated for Abeokuta. The meeting would have held today.

The meetings are in-line with an agreement by the governors to continue meeting on a regular basis despite their political differences in order to pursue a unified framework for tackling the various challenges in the South-West. They would have focused on menace of herdsmen in the region.

The meeting was shifted in honour of the Director-General of the umbrella body for the regional governors Developmental Agenda for Western Nigeria, DAWN Commission, Mr Dipo Famakinwa who died last Friday.

Meantime, the  Ogun State Commissioner for Regional Integration, Bashorun Adebola Adeife has disclosed that the state’s development agenda programme would further promote the socio-economic development in the south west region of Nigeria.

The Commissioner, in a statement through his Media Aide, Miss. Olawunmi Fadairo, said that it was imperative for South-West Regional States to develop the region through integration, noting that it was a collective responsibilities to get to the greater height.

He said the Ministry was established to work in tandem with other South Western States of Ogun, Lagos, Oyo, Ondo, Ekiti and Osun through the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria, DAWN, saying that the Commission was saddled with the task of creating the collaborative frame work to achieve the integration of South West Nigeria development process.


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