Southeast governors launch regional security outfit, Ebubeagu
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The five governors of the Southeast region, on Sunday launched Ebubeagu regional security to fight terrorism in the zone.
The governors made the resolution in a communique during the first south-east security summit which held in Owerri on Sunday.
The communique was presented by Dave Umahi, Ebonyi state governor and Chairman of the South-East Governors’ Conference.
According to Umahi, the regional security would be the joint Vigilante from Southeast with their headquarters in Enugu state.
The governors also banned open grazing and urged the security agencies to enforce the ban in the states.
However, they called for peaceful coexistence between farmers and herders to enable them succeed in the fight against criminality.
The governors who were in attendance included, Governor of Abia State, Okezuo Ikpeazu, Anambra, Willie Obiano, Enugu, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Ebonyi, Dave Umahi and the host governor, Hope Uzodimma.
The President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo world-wide, Professor George Obiozor as well as top security chiefs in the zone were also in attendance.