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Umahi engages Ebonyi youths, decries rate of attack on police stations

The chairman of the south-east governors’ discussion board and governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi has decried the rising charge of police station burning within the area by unknown hoodlums.

Umahi made this recognized throughout the Ebonyi Finish SARS youth summit, with the theme ‘Youth engagement in nationwide improvement’, which befell on the ecumenical Christian centre, Abakaliki.

Umahi, who addressed over one thousand 5 hundred youths chosen from the 13 native authorities areas of the state, expressed remorse over the destruction of police and different public services constructed by the federal government to serve the individuals within the area.

He tasked youths to desist from setting police services ablaze.

Recall that, quite a few police stations within the southeast have been set ablaze by youths organizations particularly in Ebonyi the place over ten police stations have been razed and at the least 5 cops killed in Ezza south, Ezza North, Izzi, Ohaozara, Ikwo, Ebonyi and Abakaliki Native authorities areas of the state.

The governor, nevertheless, promised to work with all youth teams within the area however on the situation that they have to avert additional killings of cops and the burning of police stations and public services constructed by the federal government.

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He stated: “You need to know that no matter you sow, you’ll reap. Should you sow destruction or goodwill you’ll reap it. You enable your self for use by politicians to destroy others, it’s ready so that you can reap.

“I used to be informed that essentially the most depraved individuals on earth are poor individuals as a result of, in a small riot, they need to destroy issues.

“The organizers of EndSARS protest had good intention, sadly, some hoodlums alongside the road hijacked it. However we did exonerate our youths. What later occurred was by no means their making.

“I commend our pricey President Buhari who instantly yielded to the calls for of the youths and disbanded the part of the police referred to as SARS, and immediately we don’t have SARS.

“Mr. President has gone forward to provide arms of fellowship to our youths and it’s everywhere in the nation. The President has directed {that a} nationwide program be organized for the youths.

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“We need to hear you on how we are going to govern you. We need to understand how we are going to put together the longer term for you. We need to understand how you’ll deal with us after we change into a lot youthful and you’ve got taken over.

“No one desires to be kidnapped on the age of 70, 80 or 90 simply due to insecurity. That’s why we need to hear you out. We would like you to take your future into your arms. We have now set out N3 billion to empower the youths.

“I need to attraction to our youths, the south-east governors are usually not towards any youth group. We’re not towards the youths, we need to work with you. However take a look at what occurred on the EndSARS interval, you might be destroying the strategic infrastructure, what do you need to obtain?

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