January 31, 2023



Southeast governors in emergency assembly over insecurity

Southeast governors and others after the summit

Following many circumstances of kidnappings and killings in varied elements of the South East in latest time, governors of the geopolitical zone have been compelled to fulfill in Enugu on Sunday.

It was gathered that the governors, within the hurried closed door assembly, have been alarmed that if nothing drastic is completed, the world would flip to a pariah zone.

Enugu state Governor, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia state, and Ebonyi state governor/chairman of Southeast Governors’ Discussion board, Engr. David Umahi have been in attendance whereas the governors of Anambra and Imo states, Prof. Charles Soludo and Senator Hope Uzodinma have been represented by their deputies, Dr. Onyekachukwu Ibezi and Prof. Placid Njoku, respectively.

The assembly was a sign that the assembly that they have been involved in regards to the unwholesome happenings.

Lately, many motorists and passengers have been waylaid and kidnapped at Ugwuogo-Nike-Opi-Nsukka Highway in Enugu state the place many college students of the College of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), in addition to the previous SSG, Dr. Dan Shere have been kidnapped by gun-totting youths.

This most likely, will need to have compelled Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (aka Gburugburu) to prevail on his colleagues to convene a hurried assembly.

It was additionally gathered that on the finish of the closed door assembly, they resolved to have a joint safety patrol of the main roads within the zone.

Recall that for a very long time even earlier than the half primaries forward of the 2023 normal election, the governors appeared to have forgotten to carry event conferences the place points in regards to the zone is tabled.

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By the way, it was additional gathered that the governors didn’t say something in regards to the plight of the IPOB chief, Nnamdi Kanu, who the courtroom had let out however the Federal Authorities continued to carry him towards a the courtroom judgment that discharged him of all of the 15-count cost.