SOUTH-EAST GOVERNORS MANDATE THEIR HOUSES OF ASSEMBLY TO ENACT LAWS ON REGIONAL SECURITY OUTFIT.
Written by darling on May 25, 2020
South East Governors have mandated their various Houses of Assembly in the zone to commence enactment of state security laws that will give legal backing to the establishment of regional security in line with its joint security programme for the zone.
The Governors who held joint meetings with Ohanaeze Ndigbo and other political leaders of the zone expressed disappointment with the Inspector General of Police for reneging in an earlier agreement they had with the police on the practice and composition of Community policing for the zone.
On the Coronavirus pandemic, the South East Governors said they will engage the Nigeria Center for Disease Controlto scale up testing of coronavirus in Southeast states and further directed that all Igbo living outside Igbo land do obey all extant Covid-19 orders such as the presidential directive on interstate movement, World Health, and NCDC hygiene protocols; the presidential Task Force and the directives of the South East Governors and directives of all Governors where they reside.