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Rivers group wants S/South govs declare emergency on security

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From TONY JOHN, Port Harcourt

The Ikwerre People’s Congress (IPC) worldwide, the apex sociopolitical and socioeconomic platform of the Ikwerre nation raised a red flag over the failure of governors of the South-South states to establish a regional security 18 months after what is now referred to as the Asaba Declaration. 

Chairman and Vice Chairman of IPC,  Livingstone Wechie and  Innocent  Okocha, respectively,  in a statement issued in Port Harcourt, yesterday, accused the South-South governors of being nonchalant towards priority issues that touch security and welfare of the region.

The IPC  charged the South-South governors to wake from slumber and declare a state of emergency in the region’s security, with a view to establishing regional security outfit.

It stated: “The lackadaisical and nonchalant attitude of the South-South Governors towards priority issues that touch on the welfare and…

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