Ondo State governor and Chairman of the South West Governors’ Forum, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has assured that the South West governors would tackle the various security challenges confronting the region.
Arakinrin Akeredolu gave the assurance in Akure, on Monday, during a condolence visit to Chief Reuben Fasoranti, leader of Afenifere after the burial of his daughter, Mrs Olufunke Olakunri who died at the age of 58 on 13th July at the Benin-Ore Expressway.
Speaking on behalf of the Southwest Governors, Governor Akeredolu said the region was confronted with a lot of security challenges, and expressed confidence that those responsible would be arrested.
“It is a serious security challenge but we are prepared to face the challenge, don’t doubt it.
” Something drastic and urgent has to be done and we are determined to do it, there is no other way.
“This incident happened in Ondo State, so i have responsibility of security of lives and properties in the state.
“We want to give our words to get to the roots of the incident and get those responsible,” he said.
Responding on behalf of the Fasoranti Family, the Secretary General of Afenifere,Chief Sehinde Arogbofa, expressed profound thanks to the governors particularly on the remarks of Arakunrin Akeredolu, which he described as heartwarming and encouraging.