Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday, arrived Akure at 10:54 a.m. for the 2nd National Council on Niger Delta meeting.
Police, army, Civil Defence Corps and road marshals, among others, provided tight security at the airport and venue of the meeting.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Osinbajo would deliver the keynote address at the event and later meet with communities of riverside areas of Ondo State.
Osinbajo, accompanied by the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Usani Usani, was received on arrival by Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.
Also on the vice president’s entourage were the Minister of State, Niger Delta Affairs, Prof. Claudius Daramola, and Sen. Victor Udoma, Chairman, Niger Delta Development Commission.
Others at the airport to receive the vice president were the Speaker, Ondo State House of Assembly, Mr. Bamidele Oleyeloogun, Secretary to the State Government, Ifedayo Abegunde and other top government officials.