Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwumi Ambode, has announced the preparedness of the state to partner Oyo State and the rest of the Southwestern states in agriculture and other economic activities to enhance the socio-economic integration of the region.
Ambode stated this when he paid a courtesy visit to his Oyo State counterpart, Senator Abiola Ajimobi in his office in Ibadan on Wednesday.
Ambode said, "Lagos activities towards the commencement of integration of Southwest leaned towards the activities of Oyo State government in the last six years. For the first time, we can see an upward progress of Oyo State.”
In his response, Ajimobi said that Oyo had the location advantage as the gateway between Lagos which is touted as the commercial nerve centre of Nigeria.