South West states working together on Agric development- Akeredolu

The chairman, South West Governors Forum, and Governor of Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu has disclosed that the six Governors of the region are already working together to develop the agriculture sector.  This is even as he called on the Federal Government to look into the establishment of the Deep Sea Port in the state. Governor Akeredolu noted that the proposed Port Ondo will go a long … Continue reading South West states working together on Agric development- Akeredolu

Akeredolu Replies El-Rufai : Anti-Open Grazing Law Has Come To Stay, Says Kaduna Governor’s Attack On Southern Governors Devious, A Hysterical Ploy To Externalise Banditry

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State today fired a Salvo in the direction of the Kaduna State Governor’s criticism of the ban on open grazing by southern governors. Akeredolu who is also the chairman of the Southern Governors Forum said the anti-Open Grazing law has come to stay. Akeredolu said this while responding to the comment of Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna, who said the … Continue reading Akeredolu Replies El-Rufai : Anti-Open Grazing Law Has Come To Stay, Says Kaduna Governor’s Attack On Southern Governors Devious, A Hysterical Ploy To Externalise Banditry

Any Party Who Fields A Northern Candidate During 2023 Presidential Election Will, Lose Southerners’ Support – Akeredolu

The Governor of Ondo State, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, has said any political party that fields a northern candidate for presidency in 2023 risks losing the support of southerners. Akeredolu made this known on Friday in an interview on Channels Television. While speaking on the resolutions of the Southern Governors’ Forum on the 2023 elections and the fact that the presidency must be zoned to the … Continue reading Any Party Who Fields A Northern Candidate During 2023 Presidential Election Will, Lose Southerners’ Support – Akeredolu

Southern governors insist states must collect VAT

Nigerian governors from the Southern region on Thursday insisted that their states have the right to collect Value Added Tax (VAT). The governors made the declaration during their third meeting held in Enugu State. The meeting was in continuation of the earlier ones held in Delta and Lagos states. Host governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu state, four other governors of the southeast region were absent … Continue reading Southern governors insist states must collect VAT

Open Grazing Law: I’m prepared to protect my people – Akeredolu

Ondo State Governor Mr Rotimi Akeredolu has reiterated his administration’s resolve to protect the lives of the people of the state. Governor Akeredolu said although the recent anti-open grazing law put in place in the state was not pleasing to some people, he vowed to stand by it and ensure that farmers are saved from losing their farm crops as a result of the outdated … Continue reading Open Grazing Law: I’m prepared to protect my people – Akeredolu

Open Grazing: No culture permits banditry, rape, kidnapping, Southern govs blast Miyetti Allah

…Anti open grazing law will be enforced vigorously … No bandit will operate under any dubious guise … its arrogance, indulgence has taken too far to seek to take over people’s lands Chairman of the Southern Governors Forum, Rotimi Akeredolu has tackled the Fulani Socio-Cultural Association, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, for opposing the enactment of anti-open grazing law by governors in the region saying that … Continue reading Open Grazing: No culture permits banditry, rape, kidnapping, Southern govs blast Miyetti Allah

Those Referred To As Bandits In Zamfara Are Terrorists – Akeredolu

The Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has said those who are referred to as bandits in Zamfara are actually terrorists. Akeredolu said this on Tuesday while receiving members of the Governing Board of the Federal University of Technology, Akure led by the Chairman, Ambassador Dr. Godknows Boladie Igali; and the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Joseph Adeola Fuwape; at the Cocoa Conference Hall of the Governor’s Office, … Continue reading Those Referred To As Bandits In Zamfara Are Terrorists – Akeredolu

Amosun visits Tinubu in London

Former Ogun State Governor, Sen. Ibikunle Amosun on Wednesday visited his political leader, Bola Tinubu in London. The All Progressives Congress (AP) stalwart has been in the United Kingdom since July, recuperating from a knee surgery. Tinubu, last week hosted Governor Rotimi Akeredolu and Governor Kayode Fayemi. Earlier, the ‘Jagaban’ hosted Borno Central Senator and ex-Governor Kashim Shettima, and Rep. Usman Zanna of Kaga/Gubio/Magumeri federal … Continue reading Amosun visits Tinubu in London

Atiku, serving govs, ex-govs arrive Ibadan on Wednesday, As Makinde unveils Lekan Salami Sports Complex

Former Vice-President Abubakar Atiku, chairman of the South-West Governors’ Forum, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu and his Edo State counterpart, Governor Godwin Obaseki as well as the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, will join the Governor of Oyo State, ‘Seyi Makinde, to officially unveil the remodelled Lekan Salami Sports Complex, Adamasingba, Ibadan, on Wednesday (today). Other notable Nigerians expected at the event are a … Continue reading Atiku, serving govs, ex-govs arrive Ibadan on Wednesday, As Makinde unveils Lekan Salami Sports Complex

Akeredolu Signs Anti-open Grazing Law In Ondo

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has signed the Anti-Grazing Bill passed by the State House of Assembly into law. Akeredolu signed the bill into law at his office in Akure, the state capital, on Tuesday. “The move is in line with the resolution of the Southern Governors’ Forum at its last meeting in Lagos where September 1st was set as the deadline for Governors … Continue reading Akeredolu Signs Anti-open Grazing Law In Ondo