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South West Governors Bid For MM Airport Concession



The Governors in South West region yesterday said they will bid for the concession of Murtala Muhammed International Airport and turn it to a world class infrastructure.

The six governors who rose from a quarterly Western Nigeria Governor’s Forum hosted by Lagos State Government with the theme, ‘Consolidating The Legacy of Regional Integration’, agreed that Lagos State is formally a member of the O’dua Investment Group.”

The governors in the nine agenda communique said,”That the states in the region will embark on a Rice Accelerated

Program for Integrated Development (Western RAPID) to further consolidate actions on food security and job creation in the Region.

“That a Regional Agriculture Summit be held in Ibadan, Oyo State in May 2018 and sponsored by Lagos State: That DAWN Commission, Focal Representatives and Agriculture Commissioners hold a technical session with Nigeria Incentive-based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) and develop a state by state roadmap in four weeks before the Regional Agriculture Summit scheduled for May 2018.

“That DAWN Commission should work on reviving Regional  Inter-School Football Competition

“That DAWN Commission should conduct a study on the successes in Education in Ekiti State for peer learning adoption among the Western Nigeria states.

“That DAWN Commission, and the Focal representatives should structure a programme on the Omoluabi Ethos of the Yoruba people