Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi Impart has declared his map to negotiate with bandits to study their grievances and the solutions to the hot security challenges within the command.
Umahi disclosed this on the presentation of 40 Toyota Sienna autos and 20 Hilux trucks to security companies for enhanced operations within the command.
Attacks by gunmen on Ebonyi communities procure heightened rigidity between herders within the command and their host communities.
Gunmen procure moreover attacked plenty of security facilities within the command.
At the ceremony, the governor declared his map to negotiate with the bandits to study their grievances and the fashion ahead.
He moreover directed native govt chairmen and the Christian Affiliation of Nigeria (CAN) to establish the gunmen and show mask them for debriefing.
“I must check with the bandits and empower them as we are capable of no longer continue to assassinate ourselves and assassinate public infrastructure,” he stated.
“The bandits are our kids, and I’m pained after they or the safety companies are killed.
“I must study their grievances against the Ebonyi or federal govt, collate the info for discussions to initiate.”
The governor expressed disappointment over the announcement of guidelines for the 2023 elections, noting that the nation was at a crossroad for such engagement.
“Allow us to neglect about the 2023 elections with the leaders taking accountability for the topic and discussing a capacity ahead.
“Nobody takes cash to the grave and after we hear a gunshot, we are capable of run and abandon the cash we bought.”