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Ahead of the upcoming Christamas festivities, the Governor of Abia State, Alex Otti yesterday chaired the third general Security Council meeting of the state to ensure that lives and properties were safe this period.
According to a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor in Umuahia on Sunday, the meeting was put together in line with keeping the citizens, their properties safe as the yuletide season approach.
As the season draws near, he said, it’s a chance to assess any security issues.
In attendance at the meeting were heads of all the Federal Government security agencies in the state that includes the Army, Navy, Air Force, Police and Department of State Services (DSS) amongst others.
See full statement below:
GOV OTTI CHAIRS THIRD GENERAL SECURITY COUNCIL MEETING
Abia State Governor, Dr. Alex Otti, OFR, on Friday chaired the third general security council meeting of the state.
The meeting had in attendance heads of all the Federal Government security agencies in the State including the Army, Navy, Air Force, Police and Department of State Security (DSS).
Also in attendance were heads of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Immigrations and Federal Roads Safety Commission (FRSC).
Others at the meeting were senior government functionaries led by the Deputy Governor, Engr. Ikechukwu Emetu. They include the Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Kenneth Kalu; the Chief of Staff to the Governor, Dr. Caleb Ajagba; the Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Ikechukwu Uwanna; Special Adviser to the Governor on Security, Navy Commander Macdonald Uba (rtd.); and the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Homeland Security, Mr. Chukwunenye Alajemba.
Equally in attendance was the Chairman of Abia State Council of Traditional Rulers, Eze Linus Nto.
The meeting, according to the SA to the Governor on Security, reviewed the security situation in the state, especially with the approaching yuletide season.
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor
October 27, 2023