Umahi wants criminals cleared from Southeast forests

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Ebonyi David Umahi has called for flushing out of all criminal elements from the forests in the southeast by agencies.

The stated this in Abakaliki, capital of Ebonyi State on Monday.

He spoke at the All Progressive Congress (APC) Ebonyi State chapter , which held at the Ecumenical Centre.

He said: “In our forests today, we have the kidnappers, , cultists, all sorts of criminals, anybody staying in the forest is taking a risk, when we that should move out of the forests, it is for safety and , so I support that kidnappers, , cultists, and should be flushed out of our forests.”

Umahi, who is also the Chairman of Forum, said the zone had since banned the movement of cows by foot.

He enjoined leaders exhibit patriotism in conduct guarantee unity.

He called on leaders and of the zone speak up and desist from playing with the of the zone and nation.

“Governors of South East have been calling on our leaders to speak out on the security of the zone and unity of Nigeria, I read on paper where someone said he giving Governors of South East 7-days to ban grazing, the Governors of southeast had banned grazing and movement of cows by foot into South East, in each of States of the South East, we are ourselves well, what we discuss with the is the in place for a long time.”

The Nation