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Shoot those who attack you – Gov Umahi orders security agents

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Chairman of the South East Governors Discussion board and Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, on the weekend mentioned he feels so ashamed that youths are razing police stations within the south east area to say that the area is at battle.

Umahi made this recognized whereas receiving the Deputy Inspector Basic of Police (DIG) in command of South East zone, Joseph Egbunike, who paid him an official go to on the outdated Authorities Home, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State capital.

He equally charged safety brokers within the state to guard themselves from assaults of armed males who assault them.

“I cost safety brokers to have interaction anybody who assaults them as it’s silly so that you can be holding a gun and somebody will kill and snatch your gun.”

He famous that if a youth has the silly braveness to assault a safety agent who has a gun, such safety agent ought to shoot to defend himself if he can.

“Anyone began taking part in with the feelings of our folks. I really feel so ashamed to see that it is just within the southeast area that they’re burning down police stations, we’re not at battle in contrast to within the north east the place we now have full scale battle. We really feel so unhappy about it.

“We had our stakeholders conferences for all of the clans and we now have tried to coach them. However sadly our youths are being brainwashed.

“The safety brokers are human beings like others within the society and are additionally peoples’ fathers and moms.

“Their lives usually are not cheaper than our personal and you shouldn’t permit your personnel posted to the state to go away as a result of we want them and can accommodate them.”

The DIG in his mission assertion, thanked the governor for the viewers given to him and his staff and relayed the appreciation of the Inspector Basic of Police over his assist to the drive.

“The late Igbo chief, late Chief Emeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu executed the Nigerian/ Biafra civil battle and advised the folks to not struggle once more.

He famous that dialogue and diplomacy had been the answer to agitations of marginalization and injustice, noting that such have supplied peace in a number of components of the world.

“These difficult days would quickly be over and we want the collaboration of all, particularly in re-orientating our kids to have a rethink of their actions,” he said.

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