The governors of Nigerian 17 Southern States are currently meeting in Enugu state to discuss pressing national issues, release of Nnamdi Kanu and ban on open grazing.

This is coming after their previous meetings in Asaba and Lagos States where they had discussed about the ban on open grazing.

The meeting which reportedly commenced at about 12:45 pm has 9 governors and 7 deputy governors in attendance.

The governors were first ushered into a security guard of honour and later received by the host Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi at the government lodge.


Governors in attendance include; Lagos state governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, Rivers state Governor Nyesom Wike, Osun state Governor Adegboyega Oyetola, Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa and their  Bayelsa state counterpart Doye Diri are present in the meeting.

Also in attendance are the governor of Ogun state Dapo Abiodun and the Akwa Ibom State counterpart, Emmanuel Udom.

Deputy Governors of Oyo, Ekiti, Cross Rivers, Abia Ebonyi, Edo and Imo states represented their Governors.

Items expected the governors to treat include the controversial Anti-Open Grazing law expected of member states to enact before the 1st of  September.

The meeting is also expected to address some of the issues raised in the last two meetings held in Delta and Lagos states.