Ifeanyi Okowa led government in Delta state has revealed its plans to establish a security outfit to flush out the evil menace of Fulani herdsmen within the province.
Naija News leanrt that the Governor gave the approval for the security due to the recent regular herdsmen-farmers violent clashes leading to loss of lives and properties and plans to establish a security outfit to check rising insecurity in the state.
Secretary to the State Government, Mr Chiedu Ebie, made this known at a news conference in Asaba, and said that the proposed security outfit would be christened “Operation Delta Hawk”.
Ebie said that the state government was concerned about the rising insecurity in the state occasioned by herders-farmers clashes, kidnapping and other crimes.
He remarked that Governor Ifeanyi Okowa was worried about cases of death and injuries resulting from the clashes and therefore, resolved to set up a security outfit to be controlled by the state in managing the security challenges.
Ebie, who was flanked by Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu and the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, said that the new security outfit would work with the vigilante groups and other security agencies in actualising the objective.