A popular detective, DCP Abba Kyari, made headlines recently for his landmark achievements in returning peace to Imo and other South East states. Before DCP Abba Kyari was deployed to the region, unknown gunmen were on a rampage, killing security agents and setting public buildings ablaze.
Operatives of the Imo State Police Command have reportedly foiled an attack on an Anglican Church in Omuma in Oru East Local Government Area on Sunday. The incident was revealed by Imo state Commissioner of Police, Abutu Yaro, through his Special Adviser on Media, Mike Abatam.The Imo state police command has recorded another success in the battle against gunmen terrorising the state.
Governor Hope Uzodinma was recently reported by the Punch Newspaper, to have made a fine and obvious case for an additional state to be created in the Southeast. This is coming at the back of the Aba State Movement's appeal to the House of Representatives Committee on Constitution Amendment, to create the state of Aba out of the existing Abia state.
Mr Igbokwe has shared the photo of 'match and die' one of the persons that freed thousands of inmates from the owerri correctional center, few months ago. He was captured by security operatives in Imo state. It could be recalled that after, prisoners were freed from owerri correctional center, insecurity situation in the state increased, including: robbery, kidnapping and other crimes that were not recorded in the state for a long time, began to happen.
Arguably, the commitment of the Igbos of South-East to the corporate existence of Nigeria has been questioned by some in recent time. For a while, there has been secessionists agitation in the region for the actualization of the sovereign State of Biafra. The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), a group that is at the forefront of this agitation and its militia arm, the Eastern Security Network (ESN), have been accused of being responsible for the attacks and killings of security agents in the region.
Uzodinma Seek Additional State For South-East, Defends Buhari On Restructuring Photo Credit: The Guardian Governor of Imo State Hope Uzodinma has called for the creation of an additional state in the South-East. He made the call yesterday at a public hearing on the review of the constitution held at Imo Concorde Hotel, Owerri.
The recent report of the beheading of a Lawmaker's Gateman in Imo State is a pathetic one that has continued to attract the attention of many people. Earlier today, Vanguard News reported that the Unknown Gunmen operating in the State attacked the country home of the Lawmaker representing the Orsu State Constituency, Honourable Ekene Nnodumele, beheaded his Gateman and set the house ablaze.
The governor of Imo state, Governor Hope Uzodinma has reiterated the Southeast's support for a united Nigeria amid the various self determination movement currently ongoing in the nation. According to the Punch news report, Uzodinma declared; "For us in the Southeast, we have made it abundantly clear that we believe in a united Nigeria that works for the benefits of all".
For a while now, there have been calls for the restructuring of Nigeria's federal system as a way of tackling many of the country's challenges. The President, who is regarded as the number one citizen of the country, has often been looked up to by many to initiate the process of restructuring, but this has not happened despite its rising demand by many in different quarters.
Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma, wants the creation of a new state for the southeast region of the country. Uzodinma made this known at a public hearing of the review of the constitution. At the public hearing that was held at Imo Concorde Hotel in Imo State, the governor of Imo state sought the creation of an additional state for the southeast.
The long awaited election tribunal of the Imo north senatorial election that took place on December 5 2020 will be sitting today to make a crucial decision between the APC and PDP. The PDP and its candidate, Emmanuel Okewulonu filed the case at the tribunal following their notion that the APC didn’t have any candidate as at the time the election held which is indeed against the conduct of elections in Nigeria.
During the public hearing on the review of the constitution held at Imo Concorde Hotel Owerri, the governor of Imo state who is identified as "Hope Uzodinma" requested for the additional state in the South-Eastern part of Nigeria. Hope Uzodinma revealed that the citizens of Nigeria should stop the act of seeking for restructuring the nation.
South Eastern Nigeria in the last few months had witnessed the activities of unknown gunmen who attack government institutions. Many Nigerians first heard about them when the Owerri Correctional Centre and the Police Command Headquarters in Owerri were attacked. Many prisoners were set free and some of the vehicles belonging to the police were set ablaze.
It is no longer news that some unknown gunmen have been terrorising Imo State for months now. Burning government facilities, police stations, INEC offices and worse of it all, killing security operatives. This has made Imo State unsafe and has increased the tension in the state.
Aggrieved players of Nigeria Professional League side, Heartland FC of Owerri today made it clear to the Supporters club of the team , that the team will not call off the strike and will not honour their next fixture. The Owerri based team have not train since Sunday's 2-1 win over Jigawa Golden Stars at Dan Anyiam stadium Owerri.
Special forces have apprehended 73 youths along with 47 motorcycles during their journey from Nasarawa to Imo State. Information regarding the arrested suspects was revealed by the Deputy Governor of Benue State, Benson Abounu during an interview with Channels TV. You may recall that there has been a significant rise in insecurity experienced in some parts of the country.
"Repent or be Ready to Face the Wrath of God" - Uzodinma warns Politicians fueling insecurity in Imo
Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has sent a message to politicians who are fueling insecurity in Imo State. Imo State has been greatly affected by an unfortunate increase on attacks by unknown gunmen. The security formations in the state has been badly affected by these attacks which has seen several security operatives killed.
Uzodinma insists politicians fuelling insecurity in Imo (Photo Credit: Daily Post Nigeria) Governor Hope Uzodinma has reiterated his position that politicians were gassing the insecurity in Imo State. Uzodinma warned them to “repent and refrain or be ready to face the wrath of God”.
In recent times, the southeast region has experienced different forms of attacks from unknown gunmen. However, Imo State happens to be one of the southeastern states where these attacks are more frequent. Photo: Unknown Gunmen Note that attacks in critical national facilities like Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) offices and Police stations in Imo state have raised a lot of questions.
The Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma has already said in order to emphasize it his position that politicians were gassing insecurity in Imo state. Hope Uzodinma has warned the politicians of Imo state, Also give them the grace to shut down their illegal activities in Imo State and refrain from fueling thugs in the state of Imo or else they will face the wrath of God.