Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, SP Odiko Macdon, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Uyo.
According to the IGP, the relative peace in that region of Nigeria wouldn’t have been achieved if not for intelligence driven efforts.
This was contained in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja on Sunday by the media aide to the lawmaker, Olubunmi Sodipo.
He noted that the insecurity in the South-East region is strange, revealing that Igbos are not known for burning homes to punish enemies.
The Prelate, Methodist Church of Nigeria, Most Rev. Samuel Uche, who spoke on behalf of the association, said they came to see the governor as a way of demonstrating their love for Imo State.
The command’s spokesman, SP Geoffrey Ogbonna, issued the warning in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Umuahia on Tuesday.
Lawan made this known on Tuesday when the upper chamber held one-minute silence six times during plenary to honour Nigerians who lost their lives to various forms of insecurity in the country.
The protesters, under the aegis of the Peoples Alternative Political Movement, marched from the busy Ikeja Bus Stop to the Governor’s Office through the Secretariat to the Lagos State House of Assembly chanting protest songs.
Baba stated this on Thursday at the weekly briefing put together by the Presidential Media Team in Aso Rock.
He said to achieve this, ethno-religious differences and other factors that often divide Nigerians must be put aside for the urgency of safeguarding the nation.
The federal lawmaker, who listed the names of the victims so far affected by the dastardly act also petitioned the Special Security Committee of the House of Representatives over the incident.
Speaking at a special Eid-El-Fitr celebration put together by the state government to officially mark the end of Ramadan, held at Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja, Sanwo-Olu said it was important for parents, especially women to talk to their children and also intensify prayers for the peace and development of Nigeria.
The General Secretary of CAN, Daramola Bade-Joseph, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Lagos.
This, it said, would hasten efforts to curb growing insecurity challenges nationwide.
The group also canvassed for the procurement of state of the art equipment for all the security agencies.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the president had on April 30 and May 4 met with the same security chiefs and heads of intelligence community as part of ongoing critical engagements meant to provide solutions to security challenges in the country.
Adams said this on Sunday at his 51st birthday thanksgiving programme held at the Saviour Ministries C & S Worldwide, Alausa, Lagos, while expressing worry at the growing spate of insecurity across the country.
The Abia South Senator in a radio interview on Friday monitored by ABN TV said this among other things is aimed at scaring investors from the region and create an atmosphere of poverty and hunger among Ndigbo, insisting that this is not what the people want.
Lawan made the disclosure in an announcement during the commencement of plenary proceedings.
The event was attended by the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, APC leader, Chief Bisi Akande, members of Governor’s Advisory Council (GAC), State cabinet members, Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, and members of business community, led by Alhaji Aliko Dangote, among others.