INSECURITY: South West govs hold emergency security summit

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Governors across the South-west states will meet on Tuesday (today) at an emergency security summit.

The meeting which is believed will proffer a permanent solution to insecurity challenges besieging the region, was confirmed by Ondo state governor, Rotimi Akeredolu.

According to him, the summit would discuss the way-out of the security challenges in the zone.

The governor charged religious leaders to continue to pray for the country.

Akeredolu, who is also the chairman of Southwest Governors Forum, said it had become their duty as governors to find a way to protect their people from bandits and kidnappers.

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Meanwhile, the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, on Monday harped on the need for traditional rulers in the country to collaborate in order to tackle the security challenges facing the country.

Olubadan spoke in his palace on Monday while receiving other Yoruba traditional rulers who paid him homage at his Palace, inIbadan.

He harped on the urgent need for traditional rulers to strategize the possible ways on which they can help the government on security, and end the menace.

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