The Nigerian Army had also withdrawn its personnel from all checkpoints on major highways across Ondo State in November last year.
Rivers Governor Nyesom in a viral video mocked governors of Ekiti and Ondo for their failure to construct the road linking their states.
“The primary responsibility of any government is the security of lives and property of its citizens.”
“People were kidnapped. We’ve been debriefed by all of them, and we know people who took them,” the governor said.
Mr. Usman insisted that a series of agreement it had with the state government did not include vacating the forest.
The PDP and ZLP have been exploring a possible alliance to avert APC victory on October 10.