Anambra league of lawyers urges South East governors to beef up security




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Some lawyers under the aegis of Indigenes Lawyers Forum (ASILF) have expressed concern over the level of insecurity that has pervaded particular and the South-East geo-political zone .

Speaking recently at a press conference Lagos, they said that as Security Officers of their various states, the governors leave any stone unturned ensure that the insecurity their various states is nipped the bud before it becomes too late.

According of the organisation, Joe Nwokedi, the governors should beef of intelligence find out those are killing security operatives.

Nwokedi said that Igbos respect lives a lot, adding that there is no justification whatsoever in killing security operatives.

He appealed governor in particular and the other governors work with local vigilantes ensure that the culprits are fished out and the insecurity stopped

He said that since no group has come forward to claim responsibility, it is probably an organised crime.

In her contribution, the Vice President of the organisation, Chioma Ferguson, said that it is time the Federal declared security emergency to arrest the situation in the country.

She said that , which is noted for its peacefulness, is fast becoming a theatre of war.

According to her, Governor Willie Obiano should do everything in power to secure the lives and properties of everybody living in the state.

Also contributing, the group’s Officer, Anene Nwadukwe, said that Anambra State in particular and the other South East governors should liase with all people-friendly security agencies in the geo-political zone to flush out those have invaded the South East to cause mayhem.

According to him, there is every possibility that it is foreigners that are killing the security operatives just to give Igbos a bad name.

He hinged reason on the fact that Igbos are too focused in their businesses to be engaged in such dastardly acts.

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