C/River Govt imposes curfew in 2 LGAs over crisis

Cross River State Governor, Bassey Otu
Cross River State Governor, Bassey Otu
The Cross River State Government has imposed a dusk to dawn curfew in Akpabuyo and Bakassi Local Government Areas of the state , following crisis for weeks which have led to the lost of lives and properties in the two LGAs.

Governor Bassey Otu gave the directive in a statement on Monday by the Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Anthony Owan-Enoh.


Governor Otu said the curfew takes immediate effect and will run from 7pm to 6am.



He noted that the movement of people and vehicles have been banned during the curfew hours.


According to the governor, the measure became necessary to ensure the safety of lives and properties, as well as forestall further breakdown of law and order.

“The public is therefore advised in their own interest to adhere strictly to these directives,” he added

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