INSECURITY: GOV. UGWANYI ORDERS DEMOLITION OF TWO CAVES IN ENUGU COMMUNITIES
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has visited the Umuogbua Ihe Tunnel by Port Harcourt expressway in Awgu Local Government Area, which serves as a hideout and escape route for kidnappers operating in the area.
Governor Ugwuanyi also visited the Ihe-Agbogwugwu-Ogbaku-Amuri and Isu Awaa Agbudu forests in the same Local Government Area, ordering the immediate demolition of the Agbogwugwu and the Isu-Awaa Agbudu caves to enhance the security of the areas.
Chief Ugwuanyi equally inspected the on-going construction of a military base on Enugu-Port Harcourt expressway by Umuogbua Ihe in the same Local Government Area and further directed that the bushes around the tunnel/kidnappers’ den be cleared immediately.
The Governor, who was taken round the locations by the Chairman of Awgu Local Government, Mr. Stanley Okeke, members representing Awgu North and South State Constituencies, Mrs. Jane Eneh and Mr. Joshnson Chukwuobasi, representatively and other stakeholders of the Council, announced that a joint security patrol team would commence an intensive surveillance of the affected areas to ensure maximum security and strict compliance with the directives.