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Unlike Amotekun, Ebube Agu Was Built On Sentiments, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Says




The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has rejected calls to take over the South-East safety outfit, Ebube Agu, citing lack of logistics.


This group made its place identified in a press release issued by its Secretary-Basic, Okechukwu Isiguzoro, on Thursday.

In accordance with the assertion, there have been calls by well-meaning Igbo individuals for the group to take over the safety formation.

Ohanaeze, nevertheless, stated it could not yield to such request as there have been no consultative conferences or authorisation earlier than the outfit was shaped.

The group additional urged South-East governors to offer the required logistics wanted for operations of Ebube Agu, whereas calling for the reinstatement of the chairman of the South-East Governors Safety Committee, Obi Umahi, who resigned based mostly on logistics deficiencies in operation.

The assertion learn, “Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has rejected the calls from well-meaning Igbos to take over Ebube Agu Southeast Safety Outfit, as there have been no consultative conferences and folks’s approval or authorisation for the outfit earlier than its formation.

”The South-East governors must be inspired to sufficiently present obligatory logistics and reinstate the Chairman of South-East Governors Safety Committee who resigned based mostly on logistics deficiencies in operation, not like the Amotekun, the place the South-West Governors offered enough amenities and logistics, Ebube Agu was constructed on emotional grounds and sentiments.

”Ohanaeze Ndigbo just isn’t saddled with the Constitutional rights of safety of lives and properties within the South-East, and we’re independently funded by communal assist of Ndigbo with none authorities’s consent, it will likely be horrible to compound the accountability of Ebube Agu on us, South-East Governors are able to offering logistics and we’re in full assist of them.”

SaharaReporters recall that the Chairman, South-East Safety Committee, Umahi resigned his appointment on June 4 following logistics points.

The South-East Governors’ Discussion board had on August 31, 2019, appointed Umahi because the chairman safety committee.

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