South East Governor’s Forum is announcing plans to commence joint security patrol along the highways of the region by December 2022.
Chairman of the Forum and Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi announced this in a communique at the end of a security meeting at the Lion House, Enugu.
The Forum also debunked the insinuations that South East Governors formed the outlawed Eastern Security Network, describing the insinuation as totally false.
The South East Governors also called on the Federal Government to consider dredging of rivers in the Zone to forestall future occurrences of flood and associated disasters in the area.
He reiterated the resolve of the South East Governors to wait on the Federal Government to explore a political solution to the case of Nnamdi Kanu.
The security meeting of the South East Governors was attended by Governors of Ebonyi, Enugu and Abia states while the Governors of Imo and Anambra states were represented by their Deputies.