The Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma, has voiced confidence in the state’s ability to “flush out unrepentant bad eggs.”
He said this in a Facebook post after meeting Air Vice-Marshal Frank Okpara.
According to news sources, there have been agitations in the South-East, especially Imo State, for an Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
Separatists have been ordering a sit-at-home on Mondays since the repatriation of IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu to Nigerian custody.
According to officials, Nnamdi Kanu had already been extradited by Nigerian authorities, he was brought back, after he skipped bail and went on the run in 2017.
His family and lawyers claim he was kidnapped in Kenya in June, tortured, and brought back to Nigeria.
Following the meeting, the state governor said; “In continuation of our synergy with security agencies for an improved security network across the state and other ancillary services, yesterday I had an interactive session with Air Vice Marshal Frank Okpara who came calling on an official visit.
“We deliberated on issues bordering on improved security of lives and properties in line with the most professional conduct and rules of engagement while flushing out every bad egg that chose to be unrepentant and I am optimistic of a sustained and improved security situation of our dear State.
“Prominent on our discussion is the establishment of Air Force Secondary School to complement on our existing educational institutions and offer a greater sense of belonging. I leveraged this visit to seek the full equipping of the Air Force Hospital in Owerri and ensuring the availability of Healthcare services to the host community and the state at large.”