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Gov Ikpeazu hints on developing new strategies to tackle insecurity in Abia




The Governor of Abia State, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu says his administration is fine-tuning the prevailing Abia State Vigilante Regulation to enhance efforts of the Abia State Homeland Safety in readiness for deployment to strategic safety operations.

Ikpeazu reiterated his agency dedication to implementing workable and responsive suggestions for improved safety within the state.

He stated, “my ideas for Ebubeagu is that it must be the intelligence-gathering arm of the safety structure of the Southeast supported by the Hunters Affiliation and each different group who rely upon the bushes and forests for his or her residing each day.

“The continued train of flushing out criminals from our forests will likely be regular till the state eliminates legal components from throughout our bushes and forests in Abia”.

The Abia Governor identified that outstanding success has been made within the efforts in the direction of deploying ICT within the battle in opposition to crime by way of the Abia CPAMS Initiative conceptualized to take information of criminals by way of the usage of Apps on internet-enabled telephones.

Based on the State Chief Government, “this authorities has tried to deploy science and expertise within the battle in opposition to crime. It’s my intention to finally relaxation it on the shoulders of the varied LGA Chairmen who can have the accountability of constructing positive that the geographical entities they superintend over are effectively supervised and enough safety Intel and report made out there timeously

“On the finish of the day, I would like us to have an thought of the place we’re going. For example, what can we do with Ebubeagu? What can we do with Homeland Safety? What can we do with Abia Vigilante Service? And the way can we combine them with what’s current already?

Whereas describing conventional rulers as essential stakeholders within the implementation of the outcomes of the Summit, Governor Ikpeazu directed chairmen of the 17 LGAs of the state to additionally take possession of safety inside their numerous geographical protection.

He famous that the over-centralization of the safety structure of Nigeria has been counterproductive.

The primary citizen of Abia additionally instructed that the workplace of the Nationwide Safety Adviser summons trustees of the varied cult teams registered with the Company Affairs Fee (CAC) to impress on them the necessity to rein of their youth wings which can be terrorizing secondary and tertiary establishments within the nation or face sanctions.

Ikpeazu counseled regulation enforcement officers within the state for his or her gallantry however expressed concern over the unchecked motion of armed herdsmen into farms and communities resulting in recurring herders-farmers clashes.

He additionally famous that the most recent theft incident resulting in the lack of the lifetime of safety personnel alongside Mission Hill in Umuahia was a product of the actions of legal components who took benefit of the ungoverned house created by the actions of unknown gunmen who’re engaged on destroying current establishments of civil order.

In the meantime, a former Chief of Military Employees, Common Azubuike Ihejirika (rtd) assured Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of his preparedness and that of his colleagues in the direction of developing with implementable resolutions that may assist deal with the prevailing safety conditions within the state.

Common Ihejirika whereas assuring that Abia State has a formidable safety council comprising of all safety businesses within the state comprising of extremely certified and competent senior regulation enforcement officers, famous that Abia is bound of bettering its safety structure by way of the roundtable discussions christened Abia safety summit.

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