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As a result of the rapidly worsening security situation in the southeast, governors from Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu, and Imo , have launched a new security outfit codenamed “Operation ‘Ebube Agu’.
The heads of security agencies were also present at the unveiling, and they agreed to retain the joint security force.
Over the last few months, the southeast area has seen a series of disturbances, including the burning of police stations, violent attacks on detention centres with the illegal release of inmates, and the killings of security forces, natives/farmers, and herdsmen.
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Just like Southwest security outfit ‘Amotekun’, this newly unveiled outfit is charged with the responsibility to coordinate all the activities of vigilantes in the Southeast.
Ebube Agu means fear of a lion in Igbo.
The security outfit will have a command and coordination centre stationed in Enugu state and will be charged with the following:
7 Things To Know About EBUBEAGU, Southeast Security Outfit
- Security awareness.
Channel for security alarm.
All the states taking responsibility for their respective security affairs.
Exchanging intelligence in a seamless manner.
Checkmating crimes in the zone.
To mitigate attacks on communities and prevent loss of lives and property.
Meanwhile, the southeast leadership is yet to confirm if personnel of Ebube Agu would bear arms and wear uniforms.
“Ebube Agu will be a security outfit both in name, intent, and action,” Abia Governor Okezie Ikpeazu explained. It will be completely outfitted. I want to reassure you that numerous vigilante outfits already exist in every state in the southeast.”
In addition, each of the five states in the region must pass a similar law to create the organisation in their respective jurisdictions.
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