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Governors, Monarchs, Others Meet In Ibadan Over Insecurity



Ijeoma Okeke

Governors and traditional rulers in south west regions have gathered in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, on Saturday with the sole aim to proffer solutions to tackle the security challenges confronting the region in recent times.

The South-West region lately has been facing a lot of insecurities as rampaging herdsmen wreak havoc on farmers and residents of host communities.

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The herders have also been accused of kidnappings, killings, farm destructions, rape, amongst others.

The Governors present at the meeting include Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State, and Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State.

Traditional rulers in the southwest, who are also in the meeting include, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi; Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Asetunji; Akarigbo of Remo, Oba Babatunde Ajayi and Olugbo of Ugbo Kingdom, Oba Fredrick Obateru Akinruntan.

Also,Representatives of the Nigeria Police Force, Nigerian Army, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Nigeria Customs Service, amongst others were also present.

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