Governors of the 17 southern states are meeting in Lagos to discuss open grazing and other issues affecting the region.
The meeting is a follow-up to their gathering in Asaba in May, where they agreed to ban open grazing in the zone, restructuring the country and calls for state police.
Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Lagos State governor, received the governors at Alausa, Ikeja, the venue of their meeting, and they proceeded to the meeting which was held behind closed-door.
Some of the governors at the meeting include: Rotimi Akeredolu, Ondo State governor; Nyesom Wike, Rivers State governor; Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State, and Edo State deputy governor, Philip Shaibu.
Others are: Dapo Abiodun, Ogun State governor; Dapo Abiodun; Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Enugu State governor, and Kayocde Fayemi of Ekiti.
It is said that Akeredolu has assured that a communiqué will be issued at the end of the meeting.