Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has summoned an emergency Security Council meeting in the state.
According to a report gathered, the emergency meeting was summoned following the recent high rate of kidnapping in the state.
Medical Doctors in all health institutions both public and private are on strike in the state following the abduction of the wife of their member on Tuesday.
The emergency security council meeting will be held on Friday, March 13, 2020. A source revealed that the aim of the meeting would be a security situation in the state.
The Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Governor, Christian Ita, in a statement noted that all security chiefs are invited for the meeting.
Others also invited are traditional rulers of the seven local government areas of the southern Senatorial district (Bakassi, Akpabuyo, Calabar South, Calabar Municipality, Odukpani, Akamkpa and Biase).
The venue of the meeting, he said, is Governor’s Conference Room, Governor’s Office, Calabar and time are 11 am prompt.