Ebonyi builds healthy synergy to tackle insecurity - Okoro Emegha

Chief Stanley Okoro Emegha, the Commissioner for Internal Security, Border Peace and Conflict Resolution in Ebonyi State.

By Victor Nwegede

Ebonyi Commissioner for Internal Security, Border Peace and Conflict Resolution, Chief Stanley Okoro Emegha, has geared effort towards building a healthy synergy with the security agencies and locals to tackle insecurity in the state.

He advised people on Monday at Nkaliki, the Abakaliki council headquarters, during a security meeting to develop a friendly relationship with the security agencies in their localities by providing useful and intelligent information to help put into rest the security threats in the area.

Emegha who is also the Caretaker Committee Chairman of All Progressives Congress in the state, described security as everyman's business,and however, warned against its politicization, since  according to him, would pose danger to people's lives and property.

He urged the traditional rulers from the area to  ensure peace thrives in their various communities, identifying lack of love as the major cause of the crisis in some parts of the state.

Emegha also urged the stakeholders and town Union leaders to work with the council Chairman and the security agencies to checkmate crimes in the area.

He explained that the proposed vigilante are for those who have passion to work, saying it is not for political patronage.

On his part, the Executive Chairman of Abakaliki Local Government Area, Chief Emmanuel Nwangele appreciated the Commissioner for the wise counsel and  assured him of working together with stakeholders and security operatives to ensure  safety of lives and properties in every village and community under the council.

NATIONAL PANEL reports the representatives of Police, DSS, Neighborhood Watch, government functionaries, traditional rulers and stakeholders of the council were present during the security meeting. 

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