South-West Political Leaders Meet


Governors, Senators, and House of Representatives members from the South-west states have resolved to constitute a committee to unite positions of the region on the ongoing constitution amendment processes.
The chairman of the South-West Governors’ Forum, Rotimi Akeredolu (Ondo State), who summarized the proceedings at the meeting that lasted about two hours, stated that the committee would ensure the geo-political zone presents common positions on issues at the end of the day.

The chairman said: “As you all are aware, we have just had a meeting of the South-west governors with Distinguished Senators and members of the House of Representatives from the South-west.

The meeting had both governors, distinguished Senators, and members of the House of Representatives discussed so many areas of interest
“But most importantly we deliberated on constitutional amendments and we have resolved that we will present a common position as regards to the amendment to the constitution.
“And in order to achieve this, this meeting has set up a committee. The committee, made up of distinguished Senators led by the caucus chairman and House of Representatives, led by the caucus chairman and attorneys of the Southwest states.

“The committee is to harmonize our position so that we can present it as at when necessary before the two houses and at the end of the day have a constitutional amendment that has our serious input as take it.”
The well-attended meeting had all the South-west Governors in attendance.


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