The Governor of Ebonyi State, Francis Nwifuru, on Saturday, announced the appointment of 21 special assistants on internal security and new media.
Nwifuru, in a statement signed and made available to newsmen in Abakaliki, capital of Ebonyi State, by his press secretary, Monday Uzor, said the appointees will be inaugurated on Monday.
DAILY POST reports that the appointees are majorly youths that were selected from each of the 13 local government areas of the State.
It was gathered that the appointment of over 15 special assistants on internal security by Nwifuru would help to tackle the menace of the numerous communal wars, killings and destruction of valuable properties belonging to citizens by unknown gunmen in the state.
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.