Francis Nwifuru, Governor of Ebonyi State, announced the appointment of 21 special assistants on internal security and new media on Saturday.
Nwifuru said the appointees will be inaugurated on Monday, according to a statement signed and made available to newsmen in Abakaliki, the capital of Ebonyi State, by his press secretary, Monday Uzor.
WITHIN NIGERIA reports that the appointees are mostly young people chosen from each of the State’s 13 local government areas.
It was gathered that Nwifuru’s appointment of over 15 special assistants on internal security would aid in combating the threat of the state’s numerous communal wars, killings, and destruction of valuable properties belonging to citizens by unknown gunmen.
The appointees include; Emerike Chinedu – SSA Security, Ebonyi North; Felix Okemini – SSA Security, Izzi LGA; Sunday Ogbonna – SA Security, Abakaliki LGA, Mbam Emmanuel Obinna – SA, Internal Security, Ebonyi LGA; Ogbonna Tobias – SA, Internal Security, Ohaukwu.
Also, Chukwuemeka Nwokpo – SA, Internal Security South; Godwin Okum – SA, Internal Security Ezza North; Desmond Edeke – SA, Internal Security Ikwo LGA; Easy Okike-Uzo – SA, Internal Security Onicha LGA; Chukwu Godwin – SA, Internal Security Ohaozara; Obinna Oko-Enyim – SA, Internal Security Afikpo North, Chima Nnachi Okoro – SA, Internal Security Afikpo South and Cletus Nga – SA, Internal Security Ivo LGA.
Others are; Dr. Boniface Nwankwo – SA Documentation, Leo Ekene Oketa – SA New Media, Mrs. Ifeoma Agwu – SA, Primary Education, Dr. Sabinus Nwibo – SA, Primary Health Care, Pan Christ Ikechukwu Eze, – SA, Capital City, Sylvester Nwamini – SA, Streetlight, Nnanna Nwangele – SA, Airport Security and Franklin Nkemjika Enyi – SA Airport Security.