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