Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has fixed January 3rd, 2022, to name those sponsoring insecurity in the Southeast state.
Naija News reports that the Imo governor stated this on Saturday while addressing elected officials of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state.
The governor revealed that the name of the sponsors were revealed by 18 suspects arrested by security agencies.
Uzodinma vowed that the masterminds of killing in the state will be made to face the full wrath of the law no matter how highly placed.
“My government is ready to do all within its powers to ensure that Imo State remains safe and that anyone working to destabilise the system or encouraging criminality, no matter how highly placed, would be made to face the full wrath of the law,” Uzodinma said.
“Let me say these, two councillors were recently murdered and that those who killed them have been arrested by security agencies and they have owned up to the crime.
“18 suspects are now in custody in connection with different dimensions of crimes against the people of the state and they have also given dependable evidence about those sponsoring them. The sponsors will be made known to Imo State stakeholders by January 3, 2022.
“Don’t be intimidated. So long as I remain the Governor of this state, they will face the law. We have clear evidence of those who are behind the insecurity based on information from the suspects.
“And I assure you that by January 3, 2022, when I will hold Imo stakeholders meeting I will reel out their names one after the other with the evidence of their roles.”
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