Nine state governors
, state assembly speakers and the head of the United Nations mission in South Sudan, David Shearer attended the conference under the theme: "Peace within and across the border.
Despite the persistent debate in legal and political circles about the aptness of making a former chief justice a state governor
, the 65-year old Sathasivam defended himself stating there was nothing wrong in his being chosen as the governor.
He noted that experiences he garnered While in the helm of affairs of his state have shown that state Governors
do not have powers to resolve security issue, hence all the heads of security formations at various states resort to directives and orders from their superior in Abuja.
Last week, Kiir issued a similar directive for the removal of Wau state governor
Andrea Mayar Achor who was replaced by Angelo Taban.
The Interpol notice doesn't mention he was a former state governor
In Borno State, a mob opposed to the state governor
set the House of Assembly on fire.
But the state governor
raised the alarm on the influx of several cattle at the gravesite of 73 victims of Fulani herdsmen when he led the Senior Pastor of Dunamis International Gospel Centre, Dr Pastor Paul Enenche and his wife, Dr Pastor Becky Enenche to the site.
Bayelsa State Governor
, Henry Seriake Dickson is to proceed on a working visit to the United States of America.
In addition, privately owned airports have taken flak from airlines for excessive fees and from consumers for poor conditions--Jalisco state Governor
Francisco Ramirez Acuna last year even called Guadalajara's airport a "porqueria," or rubbish.
In keeping with its avowed commitment to promoting the common good and rewarding excellence in the society, the Independent Newspapers Limited, publishers of the Daily Independent, Saturday Independent and Sunday Independent honoured Delta State Governor
Ifeanyi Okowa as the Independent 2017 Man of the Year.
The official appealed to the state governor
to give the monitoring team green light, especially in regard to allowing the freedom of movement.
Also speaking at the occasion, the Kaduna State Governor
, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai described the Awujale of Ijebuland as a father that has impacted so much on his life.