Breaking : Ugwuanyi replaces ex -IGP Onovo with retired  AIG, Okorie on  S’East security committee

Breaking : Ugwuanyi replaces ex -IGP Onovo with retired  AIG, Okorie on  S’East security committee

By Steve Oko

Wawa News Global can authoritatively report that Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has substituted former Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ogbonna Onovo with retired Assistant Inspector General ,AIG Aloysius Okorie as the representative of the state on  the  five-man Joint Security Committee set up by the South East Governors, during their last meeting in Enugu.


The replacement according to  a statement by the Secretary to the Enugu State Government, Prof. Simon Uchenna Ortuanya, became necessary to enable Onovo who was also appointed as the Security Consultant to the State Government, maximally concentrate on that responsibility.

The statement made available to Wawa News Global read in part : “Mr. Okorie replaces the retired Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Ogbonna Onovo, who was recently appointed as Security Consultant to the state government.”

“The change became necessary to enable Mr. Onovo, who served as Chairman of Security Ad-hoc Committee, constituted by Gov. Ugwuanyi, alongside 11 other committees for the reform of the state’s Public Service, ample time for the implementation of the committee’s recommendations.”

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Other members of the South East Joint Security Committee, to be located in Enugu State, include, Maj. Gen. Abel Obi Umahi Rtd., (Chairman), Capt. Awa Agwu (Rtd.), CP Ikechukwu Aduba (Rtd.) and Mr. Raymond Nkemdirim.

Okorie’s appointment, according to the statement, takes effect from September 2, 2019.


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