Posted by Pamela Eboh, Awka | 13 August 2015 | 2,864 times
Anambra State is set to host a grand Summit on Security for South-East States and neighbouring Delta and Kogi States on the 22nd of this month.
The State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, disclosed this while briefing Journalists on the recent achievements of his administration in the area of security at his country home of Aguleri, Anambra East local government area of the state.
According to him, the summit which would be held at the Governor’s Lodge, Amawbia will to be attended by Service Chiefs as well as Service Commanders and Governors of the various States and will feature presentations and discussions on the possibility of establishing intra and inter states’ security network to address the issue of crime in the area on a permanent basis.
Obiano announced that the summit was part of a comprehensive plan to ensure that other surrounding states are equally rid of criminals, as the issue of security is one that requires concerted effort to achieve sustainable result.
The Governor noted that having reduced crime in the state to its barest minimum, his government is presently adopting proactive steps to prevent criminals from even thinking and carrying out their activities, through its numerous support to the state security outfit to continue to raid all known hideouts of criminals.
He stressed that the effort is already yielding results as the anti-drug and cultism units of the state security paraphernalia recently raided parts of the state notorious for drug and cult-related activities, tracked and arrested kingpins and mopped up their drugs.
Obiano assured the people of Anambra that there is no going back on his avowed resolved to sustain the onslaught against criminals, a decision he acknowledged is driving the high level of acceptance by investors which the state is presently enjoying across the various sectors of its economy.
•Photo shows Gov. Obiano.
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