Seye Oyeleye is Director General of Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN), the organisation coordinating integrated development among the six Southwest states. In this interview with SEYE OLUMIDE, he speaks on issues of Southwest development, as well as why states’ governors should focus on regional integration.  • Southwest Govs Should Separate Infrastructure From Social Development • COVID-19 Pandemic Affected Amotekun…

The Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) commission has entered into a partnership with a non-governmental organisation, Ibironke Adeagbo Foundation (IAF), to facilitate digital education through the distribution of an electronic learning device to pupils in the South West states. Addressing a news conference to handover the devices at the commission’s office at Cocoa House, Dugbe, Ibadan, on Tuesday, a…

PRESS RELEASE The DAWN Commission and a forum of Southwest Commissioners of Education, Special advisers on education and SUBEB chairmen met via an online session held 14/07/2020 @ 10am. The focus of the meeting was premised on the need to jointly agree on modalities for the 2019/2020 WAEC Examinations, resumption of schooling activities for SSS 3 students and other allied…

...Ikun Dairy Farm now operational for Milk Production Ikun Dairy Farm, a joint venture company in partnership with Promasidor, is now operational for milk production with the first 100 cows in place, and a plan to add 300 more once lockdown eases. Within the next 18-24months, the factory will produce 10,000ltrs of milk daily. This development is a result of…

The lock-down policy across the country in the past few weeks as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic currently ravaging the world has prevented farmers, who are supposed to be preparing for the 2020 planting season, from accessing direly needed agro-inputs due to the disruption of inputs supply logistics within the Southwest agronomic service market. This disruption, in the long…