Sunday, May 9

Insecurity: Gov. Makinde Calls for Collective Efforts

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has called on leaders in the country to shun partisanship and come together to mount a collective fight against insecurity in the country.

The governor stated this while hosting the governors of Borno, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, his Kwara State counterpart, Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq and a former governor of Borno State, Senator Kashim Shettima at the Government House, Agodi, Ibadan.

The Oyo State helmsman said he believed that security challenges facing the nation are surmountable but required the collaborative efforts of stakeholders.

Governor Makinde commended Governor Zulum for his efforts in tackling insurgency and banditry in his state.

He also congratulated him for a well-deserved award being conferred on him by the University of Ibadan Alumni Association, Worldwide.

Earlier, the Borno State Governor, Professor Zulum said that the visit was meant to commiserate with the governor over the crisis at Sasa and the fire incident that engulfed the spare parts market in Ibadan.

He prayed that such incidents would never happen again.

Governor Zulum called on people to continue to live in peace and harmony for the betterment of Nigeria.

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