The South East Governors have disclosed the modalities for the proper takeoff of the recently announced security outfit- Ebubeagu.
In the communique issued after the security meeting of the forum and the leadership of Ohanaeze Ndigbo; traditional and religious leaders, the Governors reaffirmed the “Adoption of a common joint security outfit called EBUBEAGU with her regional headquarters in Enugu.
The governors also disclosed that the “security outfit will work the police and other security agencies to protect lives and properties in South East.
“We agreed on the structure and operational Modalities of EBUBEAGU and to set up an Advisory Board for the security outfit.”
Also, the meeting directed the Hon. Attorney Generals and Commissioners for Justice of the South East States to work with the joint security committee to come up with the amendment of the existing state laws to reflect the new EBUBEAGU outfit.
Condemning the attack on the home of the Governor of Imo State, the meeting called on the Federal government to fish out the perpetrators of the crime and ensure they’re prosecuted.
The Governors also restated their “commitment to various state laws which banned open grazing in the South East and urged the security agencies and the local vigilantes to enforce the ban in all South East States.”