Traditional rulers from the South West have arrived at the Oyo State Government Secretariat, Agodi, Ibadan, ahead of a security meeting scheduled for Saturday.
Apart from the traditional rulers, four governors have also joined the Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde at the Executive Chamber of the governor’s office
The guests are part of enlarged stakeholders that will participate at the security meeting to be hosted by Makinde. The meeting will also be attended by the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari.
The four traditional rulers that have arrived at the venue include the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi; Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi; Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji; Akarigbo of Remo, Oba Babatunde Ajayi and the Olugbo of Ugboland, Oba Fredrick Akinruntan.
Governors that have also arrived at the Secretariat are Gboyega Oyetola (Osun); Rotimi Akeredolu (Ondo); Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti) and Dapo Abiodun (Ogun).
However, the service chiefs including the Inspector General of Police, Muhammed Adamu and Director-General of Department of State Services (DSS), Yussuf Bichi and one other governor from the region are being expected.
The meeting will also have in attendance members of Oyo State Council of Obas.
Unconfirmed reports said that the IGP and DSS DG will make an on-the-spot assessment to Shasha market in Akinyele Local Government, where a recent ethnic crisis happened.