Insecurity: Ijaw group advocates for Niger Delta regional security outfit

A pan-Ijaw group, Movement for the Survival of Izon Ethnic Nationality in the Niger Delta ( MOSIEND), has called on the South-south governors to establish a regional security outfit to complement other security services to battle insecurity in the region.

The group also suggested the name to be Niger Delta Defense and Security Network.

In a statement, signed and issued to DAILY POST, via email through the National President of MOSIEND, Kennedy Tonjo West, the group said the personnels needed to trained and equipped with firearms to stem the insecurity.

The statement reads “As MOSIEND, we believe the South-south governors are trying in their individual states, but needs to come together to consolidate on their achievement by deploying some of the funds to establishing a regional security network.

“Take for instance, in Rivers State Governor Wike established the Land and Water surveillance which engaged thousands of locals as security…

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