DAWN, Afenifere, others set agenda for S’West govs-elect, harp on regional integration


IBADAN—THE constant call for regional integration yesterday became a subject of debate in Ibadan, as the Director-General of Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN), Mr. Seye Oyeleye,  admonished newly elected political leaders in the South-West to make regional integration the fulcrum of their government.

He made the call during a round table conference organized by a group, ‘Majeobaje Movement’ in Ibadan, Oyo State, where all concerned Yoruba stakeholders converged to discuss the future of the regional integration themed:   “Yorubaland Beyond 2019: Let’s Set forth with DAWN.”

Oyeleye mandated  governors-elect of Oyo, Ogun and Lagos as well as the lawmakers-elect across the south-west to embrace DAWN’s ultimate agenda of regional integration.

“Some benefits of such integration includes collective opportunities as a bloc, attaining self-sustenance and enhancing Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) through the harmonization of taxes and levies within the…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper