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We’ll sustain current, impressive security architecture in Anambra – Aduba

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STAKEHOLDERS in Anambra State have been called upon to make concerted efforts for enhancement and sustenance of the impressive security architecture of the state currently being enjoyed by all and sundry.

Chairman of the Anambra State Vigilante Supervisory Committee and Senior Special Assistant to Governor Willie Obiano on Vigilante Matters, Chief Ikechukwu Aduba, who made the clarion call yesterday, in a press statement he issued in Onitsha, shortly after featuring in the latest edition of Anambra Broadcasting Service (ABS) Radio and Television, News and Current Affairs programme; Face the Press, stressed the need for law-abiding and well-to-do indigenes and groups in the state and in the diaspora to give logistic support to the Anambra Vigilante Groups, AVG for more effective grassroots security.

In the statement entitled: “AVG Quarterly Update on Crime Situation in the state”, Aduba, a retired Commissioner of Police, commended statutory security agencies in the state for their joint efforts and synergy with the Obiano administration in reducing violent crimes rate to the barest minimum, pointing out that Anambra is comparatively the safest state in Nigeria today.

The Vigilante Supervisory Committee Chairman enjoined the Nigeria Police to spare no efforts in banning collecting of

Internally Generated Revenue, IGR on Federal highways, adding that strict adherence to this ban would go a long way in

removing touts from circulation, particularly along the Onitsha – Asaba and Onitsha – Owerri Federal roads where he noted should be properly monitored by the relevant agencies.

According to Aduba who also spoke on the recent empowerment of the Cattle Menace Committee by the Governor in terms of logistics to help monitor the movement of nomadic Fulani herdsmen all over the state, all hands must be on deck to sustain the tempo os security in the state.

He re-emphasized the need for A.V.G. to work under supervision of the Police, adding that any operative that deviates from this collaboration would have himself to blame.

He reminded that AVG operatives that escort duties, operating outside one’s jurisdiction, illegal cells and blatant use of prohibited firearms are still prohibited in the state.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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