The Public Relations Officer of the command, ASP Loveth Odaa, made the call in Abakaliki in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria.
Umahi gave the directive on Wednesday in Abakaliki during a meeting with the UBEB officials, expressing disappointment that they failed to pay teachers’ promotion and leave allowances as government earlier directed.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Donatus Oyibe was found dead inside a well at his premises in Abakaliki, while people insinuated that he committed suicide on learning of his posting to Maiduguri.
Governor Dave Umahi, who spoke at a security meeting to review the activities of the Ebonyi State Committee on Fulani Herdsmen, said government was working on legislation to criminalise the act.
Peter Nwogbaga, the Special Assistant to Governor Dave Umahi on Market Development, disclosed this at a meeting with traders at the market on Thursday in Abakaliki.
Eke, who spoke on Monday in Abakaliki in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, said the planned closure was part of efforts to clean up the education sector.
Stanley Okoro-Emegha, the Special Assistant to Governor David Umahi on Capital Territory, disclosed this on Monday.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Jude Madu, said the victim had died before the arrival of the police at the scene of the incident.
The President made the promise when he paid a courtesy visit to the Chairman of the Traditional Rulers Council of Ebonyi State, Eze Agom-Eze, in Abakaliki on Friday
They appealed to the Ebonyi Government to come to their rescue and to take urgent steps in dredging the river and removing structures that hindered free flow of water in the area