Chairman, South West Governors Forum and Ondo State Governor , Rotimi Akeredolu has stated that the region was not contemplating using the security outfit for seccession.
Describing those who came up with the notion as enemies of the nation, he said when the outfit comes alive in the six states in the region, , the states would work in harmony.
Speaking when he hosted media executives in Akure as part of activities marking the third anniversary of his administration, the Governor harped on the unity of the country. “Nigeria will remain one. The Southwest will not secede from Nigeria. We will continue to live together regardless of our diversity. I can never be a party to any arrangement that will lead to dividing this country. I am a Yoruba man and I married from the Southeast. I am a detribalised Nigerian. My wife is an Igbo woman and I have benefitted from both Igbo and Hausa people. What I am after is the unity of Nigeria.”
Akeredolu disclosed with pride that the successes of his administration in the last three years cut across all strata of the economy ‘’.