Governors from the southern part of Nigeria will be meeting this evening in Lagos  to deliberate on how to forge stronger ties for the three geo-political zones.
 
A statement signed by the secretary to the Lagos State Government Tunji Bello, said the meeting which will be co-hosted by the governors of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode and Akwa Ibom, Emmanuel Udom will address issues that are germane to the development of the three contiguous zones.
 
According to the statement, the governors will adopt a common position on the issues of armed robbery, kidnapping, devolution of powers and fiscal federalism.
 
Today's meeting is coming 12 years after the last one.