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BREAKING: Gov Umahi warns Nigerian leaders against threatening Ndigbo with War, Speaks to Defence Minister

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Ebube Agu Security Outfit is the only recognized security outfit in the Southeast region and no other has the mandate to speak for the region.   The clarification was made by the Chairman, Southeast Governors Forum and Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr Dave Umahi on Friday after a closed door Southeast Security Council Meeting, held at Enugu. The Federal Government delegation led by the Minister for Defence, Retired Major-General Bashir Magashi, also included Heads of the various security agencies, including the Chief of Army Staff, Major-General Farouk Yahaya. Addressing newsmen after the meeting which lasted for hours, Governor Umahi, condemned exchange of inflammatory comments, killing of innocent citizens, attacks on security operatives, as well as destruction of public infrastructures in the Southeast region. He restated the ban on open grazing in the region, which is fueling insecurity across the nation, including the Southeast region.   “In resolving any conflict, the nature and ca

Enough Is Enough!!! Defend yourselves against Fulani herdsmen - Gov Umahi charges Ebonyi youths

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Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi, has urged youths in the state to defend themselves against herdsmen attacks.    Umahi stated this on Thursday during an enlarged security council meeting targeted at resolving the ravaging insecurity in the state. The governor acknowledged that herders armed with AK-47s had sent several threat messages informing that they would launch attacks in the state.   The governor therefore urged the people of the state to always be ready to confront them.   “We note that there have been threats from herders with AK-47 sending text messages to Ebonyi State that they are coming to attack us.   “We have resolved as a people to confront anybody, whether he is a herder or criminal that will come into the state with any gun to kill, or anyone that enters the state with the intention to commit assault.   “Protect yourself in all the nooks and crannies of the state; confront anybody that wants to kill our people. If the people want to kill with a stick, look for a

Biafra: Ebubagu not after ESN, IPOB in south easth – Umahi

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The Chairman of the South East Governors forum and Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi, on Friday said that Ebubeagu security outfit is not after the EASTERN Security network and Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, contrary to the rumour making the rounds in the region. The governor equally said no member of the indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, ESN is after him as rumoured by people in the state. The governor made this known while commissioning and handing over over 60 hilux vans and Siena cars to police, DSS, Ebubeagu outfit and other security agencies in the state, which took place at the new governors lodge, Ochiudo city, Abakaliki, Ebonyi state capital. Umahi, however, faulted the announcement of 2023 election time table by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, at the time the nation is undergoing seroius insecurity. He also announced his preparedness to dialogue with Ebonyi youths, groups and vowed to empower them but takes them to stop further destruction of liv