On Tuesday, March 2, 2021, the Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde and his top officials met with the Governor of Kwara State, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq and his top officials, as well as security commanders and traditional rulers in Ibadan to for a joint security meeting.
The meeting was called by the Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq. It focused on the security issues that concerned the herders and locals in Oyo State, as well as the increase in the number of displaced herders in Kwara State and the problems that these phenomena came with.
Rafiu Ajakaye, the Chief Press Secretary to the Kwara State Governor, stated that the meeting also tabled the need for leaders to act promptly in order to silence the non-actors who were spreading hateful messages and the importance of the two states and traditional rulers sharing information while conducting joint patrols to reduce criminal activities.
The meeting took inputs from security commanders and traditional rulers. According to Ajakaye, it also spoke about the possibility of the National Livestock Transformation Programme of the Federal Government putting an end to open cattle grazing and herder-farmer clashes.