Town Unions Decry Escalation Of Insecurity In South East


National president of the Association of Igbo Town Unions (ASITU), Chief Emeka Diwe, has decried  the escalation of  insecurity in the  South East.

Diwe said governors of the zone,  traditional rulers and relevant stakeholders must continue to deliberate and consult with security experts to find  lasting solution to the security challenges.

He said the development had resulted in loss of lives and property,  affected businesses and huge losses were recorded on a daily basis, warning that  if nothing is done urgently,  the situation may   pose  existential threat to the people.

Chief Diwe,  while interacting with newsmen in respect of the attack on security operatives in Ehime Mbano, Imo State, said insecurity in the zone was hydra-headed and would require multi-dimensional solutions. The town union leader noted that people with direct links with the grassroots had been ignored in pursuit of solutions.

He said tackling the security challenge in the region would require…

Source: Leadership Newspaper