Governors Meet With Miyetti Allah, Condemn Criminality 1-25-21
Some governors on Monday met with the national leadership of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) in Akure, Ondo State capital, and condemned criminal activities by bandits, kidnappers, rapists among others who hide in forests to unleash mayhem on innocent citizens.
The governors include Seyi Makinde of Oyo State; Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State; Muhammadu Badru Abubakar of Jigawa State; Abubakar Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State; Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State and the NGF Chairman who is also the governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi.
The governors also vowed to protect citizens of their state from the incessant attacks and promote good neighborliness through collaborative efforts.
We’ll not use criminality to solve criminality – Gov Makinde
Governor Seyi Makinde in his address said the meeting is not about politics but a meeting about “a serious challenge we are faced with.”
Makinde vowed that “We will not use criminality to solve criminality as nobody can predict what will end such. We will continue to work with our people to face the kidnappers, bandits, armed robbers who are our common enemies. We have to deal with the issue of fake news.”
He added that he will continue to promote good neigbourliness and support the security agencies for them to do their work.
The governor also promised that “we will continue to expand the economy and provide job opportunities for our people. We will continue to provide the leadership that the country needs at this time.”