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Otti Meets With Security Agencies Ahead Of Yuletide Season



By Sola Omoniyi, Lagos

Abia State Governor, Alex Otti, on Friday chaired the third general Security Council meeting of the state.

According to a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor in Umuahia on Friday, the meeting is in line with keeping the citizens, and their properties safe as the yuletide season approaches.

He added that it’s an avenue to review security challenges if any as the season approaches.

In attendance at the meeting were heads of all the Federal Government security agencies in the state including the Army, Navy, Air Force, Police and Department of State Services (DSS) amongst others.

Also in attendance were heads of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), and Immigrations and Federal Roads Safety Commission (FRSC).

Others at the meeting were senior government functionaries led by the Deputy Governor, Engr. Ikechukwu Emetu. They include the Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Kenneth Kalu; the Chief of Staff to the Governor, Dr Caleb Ajagba; the Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Ikechukwu Uwanna; Special Adviser to the Governor on Security, Navy Commander Macdonald Uba (red.); and the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Homeland Security, Mr Chukwunenye Alajemba.

Equally in attendance was the Chairman of the Abia State Council of Traditional Rulers, Eze Linus Nto.

The meeting, according to the SA to the Governor on Security, reviewed the security situation in the state, especially with the approaching yuletide season.

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