Southern Governors Say Next President Should Emerge From The South

Host governor Sanwo-Olu and Others

Southern states governors on Monday agreed that the successor of the President Muhammadu Buhari should come from the Southern region.

This was part of the decisions they reached at their latest meeting which was held in Lagos.

The governors also deliberated on insecurity, constitutional amendment, PIB and anti-open grazing law in all member-states during the meeting.

While commending lawmakers for the passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill, they opposed three per cent revenue allocation for the host communities.

The meeting held eight weeks after the governors met in Asaba, the Delta State capital.

The governors at the meeting are Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (Ondo), Okezie Ikpeazu (Abia), Emmanuel Udom (Akwa Ibom), Diri Duoye (Bayelsa), Willie Obiano (Anambra), Ben Ayade (Cross Rivers), Ifeanyi Okowa (Delta), David Umahi (Ebonyi), Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti), Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (Enugu), Hope Uzodimma (Imo), Dapo Abiodun (Ogun), Adegboyega Oyetola (Osun), Oluwaseyi Makinde (Oyo), Nyesom Wike (Rivers) and the host Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

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