The Abia State Government has summoned a stakeholders’ meeting with top-notch individuals from the state, in a bid to handle the security challenges sparked by the EndSARS demonstrations.
In a statement signed by the chief of staff to Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, Dr Anthony Agbazuere on Saturday, October 24, the two former Governors, now Senators, Chief Orji Uzor Kalu and Chief Theodore Orji, together with former deputy governor, Enyinnaya Abaribe (now Senator) are to be in the meeting which will hold on Monday, October 26, by 2pm at Michael Okpara auditorium, Umuahia.
Other stakeholders invited are the deputy governor, Sir Ude Oko Chukwu, Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly Hon Chinedum Orji, Dr Uche Ogah, the minister of state for steel and mining, all House of Representatives member’s from Abia State, chairman of Abia State traditional rulers council, HRM Eze Ndubuisi Nwabeke, deputy chairmen of traditional rulers council, all House of Assembly members , all chairmen of local government areas.
Also summoned to the stakeholders’ meeting are the chairman of Christian Association of Nigeria(CAN), Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria(PFN), HRH, Alhaji Yaro Danladi, the Sarikin Hausa of Abia State, HRH, Alhaji Sariki Baba Tanko, Bishops of Catholic, Methodist Anglican and Presbyterian Churches, Chief Imam’s of Umuahia, Aba and Lokpanta Mosques.
To attend are also, the chairman of Nigerian Labour Congress(NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC), Abia State, Student Union Government’s (SUG) of Abia State University, Uturu, Michael Okpara University, Umudike and Abia State Polytechnic, Aba.