DSS, Security Agencies Meet In Aba

In a bid to uphold peace and security in Abia State and the entire South East region, the South East Zonal State Directors of Security convened their first quarter meeting in Umuahia, the capital of Abia State.

The gathering, which took place at the Abia State Command Headquarters, was authorized by the Director General of the Department of State Security, Magaji Bichi. The primary objective of the conference was to foster collaboration and synergy among the security agencies. Each agency shared their unique approaches in promoting peace and addressed the challenges faced in the zone, collectively seeking effective solutions.

Mr. Friday Onuche, the Director of DSS Abia State Command, emphasized the importance of the meeting and its role in maintaining peace. He stated that the conference aimed to analyze the security challenges specific to each state and identify strategies to address them.

Chairing the meeting on behalf of the Director General of State Services, Mr. Aminu Hena, FSI, the Chairman of the South East Conferences of State Directors of Security and SDS Enugu State, acknowledged that the meeting was initially scheduled for the first quarter but had to be postponed due to the 2023 general elections. He further explained that these meetings occur quarterly, rotating between all the states in the South East, providing an opportunity for fruitful discussions and analysis of challenges faced in their respective regions.

Brigadier General Adegoke Moses Adetuyi, the Commander of the 14 Brigade of the Nigerian Army, spoke on behalf of all the security agencies in the state. He affirmed the effective collaboration between security agencies and stressed that ensuring security is a collective responsibility that requires the participation of all stakeholders.

This gathering of security experts signifies a strong commitment to peace and security in the South East, as they continue to work hand in hand to create a safer environment for the residents of Abia State and the entire region.

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