Governor Ayade Imposes 24-Hour Curfew In Cross River

Governor Ayade Imposes 24-Hour Curfew In Cross River

By Wires Editor | The Trent on October 23, 2020
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Professor Ben Ayade, the governor of Cross River State

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has imposed a 24-hour curfew in the state.

This was disclosed in a statement issued on Friday, October 23, 2020, by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Publicity, Christian Ita, the curfew takes immediate effect.

The development, he noted, followed the hijacking of the peaceful protest against police brutality in the state by hoodlums.

While advising residents of the state to observe the curfew, Ita warned that security agents have been mandated to arrest anybody who flouts it.

The statement reads: “Following the hijacking of the peaceful protest against police brutality in the state by hoodlums, the state governor, Sir Ben Ayade has imposed a 24hr curfew in the state starting from 6 pm on Friday, October 23, 2020.

“Residents of the state are advised to observe the curfew as security agents have been mandated to arrest anybody who flouts it.”

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