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Regional News of Wednesday, 24 November 2021


Akeredolu imposes 24-hour curfew in Ondo town

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has imposed a 24- hour curfew on Ikare.

This is the second time curfew would be imposed on the town this year.

A statement by Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Donald Ojogo, said the curfew was imposed based on security reports and credible intelligence from the situation in Ikare. Specifically.

The statement said some deaths have been recorded as a result of sporadic gunshots that pervaded the town in the last 12 hours.

Ojogo who described the situation as unacceptable said security agencies have been directed to ensure full compliance and enforcement of the curfew imposed.

According to the statement, “All Traditional rulers, opinion and religious leaders are enjoined to give maximum support to this order just as they are to rein in their subjects and wards.

He said the curfew imposed on Igbara-Oke, Ifedore local government has since been lifted.

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