IPOB, DSS clash: Gov Ugwuanyi summons emergency security meeting

IPOB, DSS clash: Gov Ugwuanyi summons emergency security meeting


Governor Ifeanyi of Enugu State, Wednesday night, summoned an emergency State Security Council meeting.

This is coming three days after the deadly clash between members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB and security agencies.

There were recent civil disturbances and subsequent breakdown of law and order in Emene, Enugu State on Sunday.

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The incident claimed some members of the IPOB. Two security operatives said to be of the Department of State Services, DSS, also lost their lives.

The meeting, according to a statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Simon Uchenna Ortuanya, will hold on Tuesday, September 1, 2020, at the Executive Council Chambers, Lion Building, Government House, Enugu, and scheduled for 2pm.

The statement added that “all security agencies in the state are expected to brief His Excellency, the Governor, fully, on the immediate and remote causes of the clashes, as well as advance measures to avert such occurrences in the future.”

Earlier, the Governor Ugwuanyi had promptly visited the scene, where he was assured that normalcy had returned.


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