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Governor Uzodinma to launch security outfit in Imo

The governor, Hope Uzodinma, disclosed this in Owerri, after meeting with the leadership of the state chapters of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners, NUP, led by Josiah Ugochukwu, Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Comrade Austin Chilakpu and Trade Union Congress, TUC, at the Government House in Owerri.

Governor Hope Uzodinma has expressed readiness to launch a new security outfit in Imo state on November 30.

The new security outfit will fuse local vigilante organisations and the Community Policing network, Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Declan Emelumba, said.

Emelumba spoke to journalists after the Imo State Executive Council Meeting held at the Douglas House Owerri.

Imo Government has also approved the takeoff of 50 development centres across the State, in order to bring the Government closer to the people.

According to the Commissioner, the number of Development Centres will be increased from 44 to 50, stressing that Town Union Presidents will be members of Development Centres where the community falls into.

Emelumba explained that the involvement of Town Union Presidents is to bring the Government closer to the people.

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