Southern Governors’ Forum is currently meeting in Lagos to discuss topical issues affecting the nation and their states.
Some of the issues likely to be focus of the meeting include; open grazing, restructuring, agitation by some groups and security challenges facing the country.
The meeting which is the second to be held by the Forum is being hosted by the Lagos State governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu at the Lagos House Sports Ground, Alausa Ikeja.
The state governors present at the meeting are: Dapo Abiodun of Ogun, Seyi Makinde of Oyo, Osun, state governor Gboyega Oyetola, Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo, Ekiti state governor Kayode Fayemi, Ifeanyi Okowa, of Delta state, Akwa Ibom governor, Udom Emmanuel, Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike ,Bayelsa state governor Duoye Diri and the host Babajide Sanwoolu. Seyi Makinde of Oyo.
The governors of Edo, Abia, Imo and Ebonyi states were represented by their deputies while governors of Anambra and Cross River are still being expected at the time of filing this report.
Meanwhile, a communique is being expected at the end of the meeting
The first meeting of the Southern Governors’ Forum was held in Asaba, Delta state in May this year .