The Chairman of the South East Governors discussion board and Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi, on Friday stated that Ebubeagu safety outfit shouldn’t be after the EASTERN Safety community and Indigenous Folks of Biafra, IPOB, opposite to the hearsay making the rounds within the area.
The governor equally stated no member of the indigenous Folks of Biafra, IPOB, ESN is after him as rumoured by individuals within the state.
The governor made this identified whereas commissioning and handing over over 60 hilux vans and Siena automobiles to police, DSS, Ebubeagu outfit and different safety companies within the state, which happened on the new governors lodge, Ochiudo metropolis, Abakaliki, Ebonyi state capital.
Umahi, nonetheless, faulted the announcement of 2023 election schedule by the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee, INEC, on the time the nation is present process seroius insecurity.
He additionally introduced his preparedness to dialogue with Ebonyi youths, teams and vowed to empower them however takes them to cease additional destruction of lives and properties in varied areas of the state.
He stated: “Let me right an impression, no prison is after the governor of Ebonyi state. No IPOB member or ESN is after Ebonyi state governor.
“What occurred two days again was not the actions of IPOB or ESN however a pure criminality.
” Our nation is far in a cross highway. That is the time that each one leaders ought to take accountability. I used to be shocked that they’ve introduced date for the 2023 election. It’s unlucky as a result of eyes are on this. The nation is quiet challenged now.
“It isn’t a matter of Mr President or the matter of the governor. All leaders should take accountability at this stage as a result of it’s not what we preach in public is the difficulty, it’s after we are confronted with a call that we seitcure the way forward for our kids.
“I maintain saying, no man takes this cash to the graze as a result of this issues we’re into is as a result of we leaders didn’t safe the way forward for our kids and nonetheless now we have not modified. It’s a time to have a rethink.
” The sources of this nation can construct this nation. It isn’t about EFCC or ICPC, it’s you and God and that’s the drawback with this nation. What will we do with the sources which are given to us?
“There isn’t a section of Nigeria that’s not bitter with itself or with the federal government. It is a time to overlook the difficulty of whether or not you’re banned or not. We should always not faux that each one is nicely when it’s not. What is occurring is past political events. If we had engaged the youths, we’d not be the place we’re at present,” he said.