Governors from the South-East geo-political zone have announced the formation of their own regional security.

The new outfit, according to the government of Imo State where the leaders met on Sunday, is known as Ebube agu.

The Twitter account of the host government announced this in a tweet after governors of Anambra, Abia, Ebonyi, Imo and Enugu states met.

The meeting which also had in attendance Navy and Air Force Commanders, the Inspector-General of Police, Ohanaeze Ndigbo and other stakeholders.

“South-East Governor’s set up the South-East joint security outfit code named EBUBEAGU,” the Sunday tweet read.

This is coming a year after a similar outfit was formed by governors of the South-West region, naming theirs Amotekun.