A former Commissioner for Environment in Abia State, Deacon Stanley Ojigbo has commended Governor Okezie Ikpeazu for making security the topmost priority in the State by introducing a novel security structure that involves various local security personnel responsible for gathering intelligence geared towards nipping criminal activities in the bud.
Deacon Stanley Ojigbo was reacting to the recent strategic security measures and structures introduced by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu at the community, local government, and state levels, where selected numbers of security personnel will be in charge at the various levels of security architecture across the State. He lauded his decision to empower Local Government authorities and security stakeholders to take charge of the security of the lives and property of Abians.
He appreciated the Governor for arming the personnel with various types of logistics including relevant gadgets for prompt and effective communication to enable them to carry out their duties effectively. According to Deacon Ojigbo, the importance of security in Abia cannot be overemphasized as the State is at the center of the southeast and South-South regions, and criminal activities happening around these other areas could affect the State. He said
the action of the Governor is proof of the commitment of his administration to the security of lives and property in the State.
Deacon Ojigbo, who was a former Executive Chairman of Ikwuano LGA urged the Executive Chairmen of the Local Government Areas and stakeholders in the security sector of the State to align themselves with the new policy direction of the Governor and live up to expectations by coordinating the security apparatus in their areas to achieve the vision of Governor Ikpeazu.
Deacon Ojigbo used the opportunity to commend Governor Ikpeazu for his ingenuity and commitment which made Abia rank first in the vaccination of Covid-19 in the South East, advise Abians to adhere strictly to the approved nonpharmaceutical measures, especially now that the third wave of Covid-19 is ravaging everywhere.