By; OLADELE ADEDAYO, Ado Ekiti.
State Governors in the South-West geo-political zone will on Monday meet in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, in continuation of their regular meetings aimed at ensuring regional integration.
In a statement in Ado-Ekiti by the Chief Press Secretary to the Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Idowu Adelusi, the meeting would be in furtherance of the resolve of the governors of the six (6) states of the South-West to meet on a regular basis in order to continue to pursue a unified framework for tackling the development challenges of the region.
At their last meeting hosted by the Oyo State Government in Ibadan on 21 November, 2016, it was resolved that the next meeting for the Forum should be hosted by the Ekiti State Government.
This meeting is expected to take some critical decisions in respect of the mission of the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria, for which all the state governments have declared their commitment.
Governors from the following states are to attend the meeting, namely Ekiti, Osun, Ondo, Oyo, Ogun and Lagos.