‘We Shall Have Common Security Patrol in Southeast’, Governors Vow
States of southeastern Nigeria will begin a joint security patrol to check the rising insecurity in the zone, governors of the states said on Tuesday.
Southeast Governors Forum (SGF) chairman, who is also Ebonyi State governor, David Umahi, said the forum would do everything to secure the region, as they deplored the rising cases of kidnapping and attacks on security agents in the zone.
He assured that everybody residing in Igboland would be safe, irrespective of ethnic affiliation.
While speaking with reporters after a virtual meeting of the zone’s governors, he said “We will do everything possible to ensure that all our people are protected; the security agents and all the people from other regions living with us.
“We have agreed that the Southeast security committee will be expanded, that this year we are going to have a common patrol.
“Our vehicles are going to be the same, the uniform will be the same and we will do this for our vigilante.
“We will continue to work with the people of Southeast to give them greater protection,” he said.
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