October 31, 2022
The South-East Governors Forum on Sunday held a closed-door meeting in Enugu State where they resolved to set up a 24-hour patrol team in all the major highways in the zone.
The Governors decried the State of insecurity in the region, stating that economic activities have come to a halt while kidnapping and wanton killings have become the order of the day.
Blaze Fm reports that those who attended the meeting included Enugu State Governor, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State, and Ebonyi State Governor/Chairman of the South-East Governors’ Forum, Engr. David Umahi, while the Governors of Anambra and Imo States, Prof. Charles Soludo and Senator Hope Uzodinma were represented by their deputies, Dr. Onyekachukwu Ibezi and Prof. Placid Njoku, respectively.
They called on the Federal Government to come to their aid by providing security in the zone bearing in mind that elections were around the corner.