Insecurity: S/W Governors, Miyetti Allah Meeting On-going in Akure.

Meeting between the Southwest Governors and the leadership of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN has commenced in Akure.

The venue of the meeting, the Dome was fully occupied by security operatives.

Present at the meeting were Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti state, Gboyega Oyetola of Osun, Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi, Muhammed Abubakar of Jigawa, the host Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State and a former deputy Governor of Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore .

The meeting is to find lasting solutions to the incessant killings, raping, kidnappings and crises between herdsmen and farmers in the South-west geo-political Zone,

The quit notice order given to illegal herders in Ondo State forest reserves expired yesterday and the state government had expressed readiness to commence peaceful enforcement of the quit order to free the forest reserves of illegal occupants.

The presidency had described the quit notice order as outside of the governor’s powers but the state government insisted that the order was lawful.

Olorunferanmi Odofin

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