Umahi reveals Southeast Governors are ready to start their own security outfit

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The Chairman of the South East Governors Forum and Governor of Ebonyi State, Chief David Umahi, on Wednesday, said that the governors and stakeholders of the zone have concluded arrangements to kick- start regional security out fit in the south east zone.

Umahi made this known while addressing the General Officer commanding 82 Army Division Enugu, GOC, Lasisi Adegboye, during in a familiarization courtesy visit that took place at the government house Abakaliki, capital of Ebonyi State.

According to him: “One of our major challenges here in Ebonyi State is our problem with Cross River people, but we bless God so highly for the initiatives of the youths. The Deputy Governor and the Speaker of the State Assembly have to arrange so that they joint youth committee on Cross River and Ebonyi people will go and pay a courtesy call on the GOC.

Umahi made this known while addressing the General Officer commanding 82 Army Division Enugu, GOC, Lasisi Adegboye, during in a familiarization courtesy visit that took place at the government house Abakaliki, capital of Ebonyi State.

According to him: “One of our major challenges here in Ebonyi State is our problem with Cross River people, but we bless God so highly for the initiatives of the youths. The Deputy Governor and the Speaker of the State Assembly have to arrange so that they joint youth committee on Cross River and Ebonyi people will go and pay a courtesy call on the GOC.

“I am happy that the police, the army, the SSS, they are not ashamed to proclaim that our Neighbouhood Security Watch have done very well. And so, we can say that we are the safest state in the country and there is no joke about that,” he stated.

Earlier in a remark, the GOC Adegboye vowed to provide adequate security to the citizens of the south east, adding that there would be no more records of kidnapping and armed robbery cases in the zone.

“We are ready to work round the clock to ensure adequate peace and security in the south east zone,” he noted.

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