The victims made the revelation on Thursday during an Advocacy Dialogue organised by the National Orientation Agency in collaboration with the United Nations Children Emergency Fund.
Author: Oswald Agwu
The engagement, held on Tuesday in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital, was targeted at educating the Monitoring and Evaluation Officers of the various Child Protection Partners, including Civil Society Organisations, Community Based Organisations, Ministries, Departments and Agencies on the new Child Protection Management Reporting Tools
The Secretary to State Government and Coordinating Commissioner, Kenneth Ugbala, had on Friday, while briefing journalists on the outcome of State Executive Council Meeting announced that 83 members, out of the 106 Executive Council members including Commissioners, Senior Special Assistants, Special Adviser, were relieved of their appointments by the Governor.
The advocacy was part of the organisation’s one-day school sensitization tour on sexual and reproductive health rights, sexual and gender-based violence held on Friday in commemoration of this year’s World Menstrual Hygiene day.
The World Health Organisation revealed this in its message to mark this year’s World Malaria day.
He however, noted that State investigation revealed that the Agila people hired herdsmen mercenaries to execute the killings and destructions in the area.
Governor David Umahi announced these developments on Tuesday as part of decisions reached at the State Security Council meeting in Abakaliki.
Osinbajo gave the assurance on Sunday during his one-day working visit to the State.
The remark was contained in an address presented by the Governor during a valedictory court session marking the retirement of the Chief Judge of the State, Hon. Justice Anselm Nwaigwe.
The relations raised the appeal in Abakaliki on Wednesday as they accompanied the immediate families of the deceased to receive the N1 million donation made to each of them by the Ebonyi State Government.
Speaking to Ebonyi State youths on Wednesday at the event marking the end of a one-week Ebonyi #ndSARS Youth summit held at the Christian Ecumenical Centre, Abakaliki, Umahi and Nwankwo revealed how difficult it was for their families to afford decent meals in the past.
The summit, with the theme: “Youth engagement in national development,” was organised to reposition the youths for the challenges brought about by the aftermath of the nationwide #EndSARS protests as well as facilitate ways for economic and social recovery.
The inauguration was part of its two-day Social and Behaviour Change Advocacy Orientation and Work plan Development Workshop held last week at the Osborne La Palm hotel, Abakaliki
The 2021 budget proposal of N122,138,799,53,13, tagged: “Budget of Stabilization and Consolidation in a Recession,” was presented to the House last week Tuesday by Umahi
The appointees, comprising all the 13 Council Chairman, 64 Development Centre Coordinators, 342 Liaison officers, 171 Ward Councillors and 512 Management Committee members, among others, stormed the new Governor’s Lodge at the Ochudo Centenary City, Abakaliki on Monday, bearing the APC symbolic brooms and banners affirming their loyalty to the Governor.
The Governor bared his mind on Monday while receiving the new INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner for Ebonyi State, Dr. Chukwuemeka Chukwu, who paid him a courtesy call at the Government House, Abakaliki
The event, organised by the State Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, was held at the International Conference Centre, Abakaliki on Tuesday.
The CAN leadership led by its Chairman, Rev. Father Abraham Nwali, in a mediatory/courtesy visit to the Governor on Tuesday, sued for peace, maintaining that everyone has the right to move or remain in any political party of his choice.
Umahi levelled the allegation when he spoke with newsmen shortly after a security meeting at the Executive Council Chambers, Government House, Abakaliki, on Friday.
Governor David Umahi made the pledge on Tuesday in a statewide broadcast in reaction to Monday’s renewed attack where another police station was attacked and burnt in Abakaliki by hoodlums.