Heads of various security agencies in Imo state, Monday, in Owerri, said they have adequately garnered their officers to deal with the September 14 sit-at-home declaration by the Indigenous people of Biafra, IPOB.
The Commissioner of Police in Imo State, Galadanchi, in a brief with newsmen said that the decision was considered after a joint security meeting, adding that the essence of the meeting was to ensure that the members of IPOB, do not use the sit-at-home order to cause trouble.
His words, “The heads of all the security in Imo state are working together. We are here to tell the world that we are saying no to the proposed sit-at-home order on September 14 ,by IPOB.
“We want to tell members of the public that anyone who has any genuine business on that day to go about his businesses. We have resolved among ourselves to protect the citizens.
“IPOB members should remember that where one person’s right ends, the other person’s own begins. Imo State must be great in our time. The sit-at-home order by IPOB is at variance with the law.
“Anybody who tries to threaten any law abiding citizen(s) in the name of sit-at-home will have the security agencies to contend with”.
The meeting had in attendance the Imo State Commissioner of Police, Dazuki Galadanchi. Commander, 34 Artillery Brigade Obinze, and Director, State Security Services, DSS, HI Bature.
Others are the Comptroller, Nigeria Customs Service, Sector Commander Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Commandant, Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, NSCDC and all government owned security organisations available in the state