Southern Govs Insist On Return Of Presidency To Region

L-R: Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi; Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu; Delta State Governor, Mr. Ifeanyi Okowa, the host and Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu during the Southern Nigeria Governors Forum meeting at the Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja on Monday, July 5, 2021.

The 17 governors from the Southern region have unanimously agreed that the next President of Nigeria should emerge from the region.

This was the resolution of the Southern Governors’ Forum at the end of a meeting, which held at Lagos House, Alausa, on Monday.

They also resolved that the presidency of Nigeria be rotated between Southern and Northern Nigeria.

Ondo State Governor and chairman of the Forum, Arakunrun Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, reiterated the forum’s commitment to the politics of equity, fairness while while he re-affirmed their commitment to the unity of Nigeria on the pillars of justice, progress and peaceful co-existence between and amongst its people.

The Forum reviewed the security situation in the country and commended security operatives for their relentless efforts in restoring security and safety while commiserating with families and loved ones of those who have fallen in the line of duty.



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