Governors from the South West have agreed to rejig the security strategy of the region to avert a recurrence of the June 5 terrorist attack on St. Francis Catholic Church in Owo, Ondo State.
The attack left at least 40 persons dead.
The Governors who were Led by Ogun state Governor, Dapo Abiodun said the attack was not just on the good people of Owo and Ondo States but the entire people of the South-West region
However, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State made this known in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Gboyega Akosile.
Akosile quoted the governor as speaking during a condolence visit to the Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN), at the State House in Akure.
The governors promised that they are ready to play an active role in ensuring that the southwest zone is secured.
“We had a South-West governors meeting last week and few steps have been taken. First is that we have agreed to have three days mourning period and flags are being flown at half-mast.
“We have taken steps to strengthen and further reinforce the security architecture in the South-West; of course including things around transportation,” he said.
The Governors including; Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos and Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq of Kwara State donated N25 million each, totalling N75 million, to the people who were affected by the attack.