The Governor of Ebonyi State and Chairman, South East Governors’ Forum, Engr. David Nweze Umahi, has disclosed that the five governors of the zone have come up with measures to curb insecurity in the area.
He assured residents of the South East that the Governors of the zone have evolved a new security architecture that will provide a formidable policing process for the communities in the South East to comprehensively tackle the menace of criminalities in the area.
Umahi stated this in an exclusive interview with Channels Television Sun Rise Daily Programme on Sunday.
The governor explained that there will be a more inclusive, integrative, and collaborative security relationships among the five Governors of the South East, whereby a central coordinating unit in Enugu will be equipped to track the daily security histories of each state.
He said that the outfit will analyse and provide supportive measures accross the five states to arrest every insecurity situation that may occur in any part of the zone.
“All the States will fortify their respective local vigilante outfits, train and empower them to assist conventional security outfits to flush out criminals, whether in the day or in the night or in the forest or anywhere within their jurisdictions and ensure the prosecution of those arrested by them.
“The South East is noted to have the lowest insecurity profile so far among the 6 Geo- Political Zones.
“This is because of the effectiveness of the local vigilante groups of the five states,” he stated.