Kidnapping: Gov Ayade summons emergency Security Council meeting

Cross River State Governor, Prof Ben Ayade has summoned an emergency Security Council meeting in the state.

The security meeting, DAILY POST gathered, may not be unconnected with the recent high rate of kidnapping in the state.

Already, Medical Doctors in all health institutions both public and private are on strike, following the kidnap of the wife of their member on Tuesday morning.

The meeting it was learnt is scheduled to hold Friday, March 13, 2020 and a source hinted that top on the agenda would be security situation in the State.

In a press release signed by Mr Christian Ita, Special Adviser Media and Publicity to Governor Ayade, all security Chiefs were invited for the meeting.

Others also invited are traditional rulers of the seven local government areas of the southern Senatorial district (Bakassi, Akpabuyo, Calabar South, Calabar Municipality, Odukpani, Akamkpa and Biase).

The venue of the meeting, he said, is Governor’s Conference Room, Governor’s Office, Calabar and time is 11 am prompt.