The Chairman of Enugu East local government area, Hon. Alex Ugwu has assured residents of the councils area of adequate protection of their lives and properties. He said his administration is always in touch with various security agencies operating in the area,on how best to improve on security network of the council area.
Hon Okezie gave this assurance during the monthly stakeholders meeting on security related issues ,held at the local government headquarters at the weekend.
He extolled the coperation existing among all the security agencies in his council area and urged them to consolidate on their services since no community or nation can develop in the midst of insecurity.
He cautioned them to beware of his adversaries who for unjust reasons are trying to sabotage the good works of his administration, He said he remains focused in taking the council to laudable heights and pleaded for continuing support of the stakeholders.
He used the opportunity to commend Gov. Ugwuanyi for his efforts in sustaining peace in Enugu State.
The Speaker of Enugu State House of Assembly, Hon. Edward Ubosi ,who represents Enugu East Urban in the state assembly, in his brief remarks lauded Hon. Prince Alex Ugwu for his proactive measures in tackling insecurity. He thanked him for convening the meeting.
He also thanked Gov. Ugwuanyi for singing into law the newly enacted Forest Guard Act. According to him, the new law will address many security challenges in the state.
Hon. Ubosi urged security agents to discharge their duties in accordance with the provisions of the law.
The meeting was attended by the Speaker Enugu State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Edward Ubosi, Member Representing Enugu East Rural Constituency, Hon. Hillary Ugwu, Deputy Chairman of EELGA, Leader of Enugu East Legislative Council, Secretary of EELGA, PDP Chairman of EELGA and Personal Secretary to the Council Chairman
Others include DPOs of all the police stations in the council area, representatives of DSS, Immigration and Civil Defence.
Other attendees include traditional rulers, stakeholders, President General of Town Unions, leaders of Neighbourhood Watch and Forest guards.