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Otti appoints Ihejirika, DSS ex-director, others into Abia Security Council


The governor of Abia State Governor, Dr. Alex Otti, has approved the constitution of a Security Advisory Council and Security Trust Fund for the State.

Among the people appointed to the state security council include the former Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Azubuike Ihejirika; chairman of the council, former Director of State Security Service (DSS), Mr. Ray Nkedirim.

Other service personnel included in the council are DIG Uche Ivy Okoronkwo, (rtd),Vice Chairman; Maj. Gen. Abel Obi Umahi, (rtd); Air Vice Marshal (AVM) Emmanuel Chukwu (rtd); Maj. Gen. J.O. Nwaogbo (rtd);  and Navy Cmdr Macdonald Ubah (rtd), Secretary.

The governor in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary (CPS), Mr. Kazie Uko, also constituted the Security Trust Fund 

Members of the security trust fund include Chief Stanley Obiamarije – Chairman; Owelle Greg Okafor; Mrs. Ngozi Ekeoma; Chief Johnson Chukwu;  Mrs. Josephine Nweze; Mrs. Nkechi Obi; and Mr. Bank-Anthony Okoroafor.

Their appointments according to the statement take immediate effect.

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