Why Southern governors convene emergency meeting over insecurity
The umbrella body of the 17 state chief executives in the southern part of the country, The Guardian learnt, met virtually on Tuesday evening at the instance of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, Ifeanyi Okowa and David Umahi of Ondo, Delta and Ebonyi.
The Southern Nigeria Governors Forum has convoked an emergency meeting to discuss the state of the nation.
The conveners are chairmen of South West, South South and South East Governors’ Forums.
Fifteen 15 of the 17 governors participated. They included Ekiti State helmsman and Chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, Nyesom Wike (Rivers), Okowa (Delta), Umahi (Ebonyi), Godwin Obaseki (Edo), and Lolo Cecilia Ezeilo (Deputy Governor of Enugu representing her principal).