Following the meeting of the South-East Governors in Enugu State, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu said the Governors has decided to pursue youth-friendly programs to create a massive job in each State.

This comes following the unrest that has plagued the country for over two weeks as youths protested over police brutality, killing and extortion that was going on.

Governor Ikpeazu disclosed the plans of his administration to create another factory which will be same with the Enyimba automated shoe company.

He wrote, ‘At our South-East Governors Forum meeting which held yesterday in Enugu to address issues around the #EndSARS protest & its fallouts, we have decided to collectively pursue youth-friendly programs that will lead to massive job creation in our respective states taking the peculiarities of each state into account!

For us in Abia apart from the initial 7 agro-allied cottage industries coming to 7 LGAs, the State will target another factory akin to the Enyimba automated shoe company.’

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Ikpeazu also spoke about Homeland Security and revealed his commitment to the safety of all citizens and the protection of the State.

‘On security, we committed to ensuring the safety of all citizens within our domains irrespective of their ethnic nationalities. In Abia, we already set up a Ministry of Homeland Security to complement the efforts of the police and as another way of creating employment for & meaningfully engaging our youths.

Also, our Homeland Security outfit which has already trained hundreds of our youths & readied them for deployment will continue to devise means of collaborating with relevant security agencies & enlist the support of citizens to continue to protect our fatherland.’

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