Umahi Resigns As Chairman Of South-East Security Committee, Laments Lack Of Funding

The Chairman, South-East Security Committee, Obi Umahi has resigned from the field.

On August 31, 2019, participants of the South-East Governors Dialogue board had appointed Umahi as the chairman of the committee.



The Committee used to be charged to draft a framework for the institution of a South-East joint security outfit to cater to the safety wants of the zone.

Within the spoil, on April 11, 2021, South-East governors determined to resolve their destinies into their fingers and address the short-deteriorating security design back in the field with the unveiling of the unusual security outfit codenamed Ebube Agu.

Ebube Agu, that technique apprehension of a lion in Ibo, is fashioned after the Southwest security outfit, Amotekun, launched early final year amidst furore from the safety institutions.

Nonetheless Umahi, a dilapidated Frequent Officer Commanding (GOC) 81 Division Nigerian Navy, in his resignation letter dated June 4, 2021, titled, “Resignation As Chairman South East Security Committee – Ebubeagu,” and addressed to the Chairman of the South-East Governor’s Dialogue board disclosed that his Committee used to be never funded neither used to be assign of job offered for them thru the duration, Punch experiences.

The letter read in portion, “Since this Security Committee used to be fashioned, we deliberated and agreed on methods to capture security consciousness all of the contrivance in which down to the neighborhood level in Igbo land, mode of operations, logistics and some forms of equipment required, equivalent to drones, automobiles, and many others. We also crafted the Theory of SE Security.

“Additionally, I chaired a 21-man Committee put together to draft an very ideal framework for the SE Security outfit. The committee used to be serene of participants of the SE Security committee, the Approved first payment Generals of the five South-East States and some accepted Igbo little kids. The 21-man True Framework Committee used to be funded to completion by the Governor of Ebonyi Yelp.

“On 11th April 2021, SE Governors launched the formation of EBUBEAGU at Owerri. Subsequently, the draft beautiful framework produced by the 21-man Committee used to be reviewed by SE Security Committee participants and the Approved first payment Generals of the five SE States to swimsuit South East Ebubeagu Security outfit.”

“The SE Security Committee thoroughly prepared and submitted the modalities, alongside with the structure, for the resolve-off of EBUBEAGU to the Governors’ Dialogue board throughout the safety of South East Governors’ Dialogue board, attended by the President Frequent of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide and some varied Igbo leaders presented a request that Ebubeagu wants to be collectively rolled out as a matter of urgency and also funded by the Authorities of the five SE States. From inception to this point, SE Security Committee used to be never funded in any appreciate in any ability and now not even an assign of job web page used to be offered.

“At this juncture that EBUBEAGU will soon come fully on-plod, I respectfully request that Your Excellencies kindly allow me to resign my appointment as the chairman, SE Security Committee. Within the spirit of my seize to succor Ndigbo, I’m able to ensure you that I will continually be available to uncover on the success of EBUBEAGU with out cost, beautiful as I served as the Chairman of South East Security Committee from 31 August 2019 till date with out cost straight or circuitously to the five South East Yelp Authorities, groups and person. I highly care for Your Excellencies for the opportunity you gave me to succor Ndigbo.

“Please be assured of my loyalty, appreciate and settle for my absolute top regards of your esteemed concerns.”

The letter used to be copied to the President Frequent, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, George Obiozor and Director-Frequent, South East Governors’ Dialogue board.

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