Leaders of Traditional institutions, Clergymen, Civil Society organisations and Academics are currently converging in Enugu for the Expanded South East Security meeting.
The meeting is currently ongoing at the Enugu state Government House Enugu.
The meeting which is holding at the instant of the Country Service Chiefs, Nigeria minister of Defense and his Interior counterpart is expected to address the rising insecurity in the South East Region.
It would also serve as the first official visit of the New Chief of Army Staff to the South East region.
Present at the meeting are, the Governor of Ebonyi state, Dave Umahi, Abia state Okezie Ikpeazu , Enugu state Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Imo state Hope Uzodinma are physically present, , while Anambra state Governor, Willie Obiano is represented by his deputy, Nkem Okeke.
The security situation in the region has been at its worst with attacks on security formations becoming the order of the day.