Enugu Governor, Ugwuanyi Imposes Nightfall-to-dawn Curfew In Two Native Governments

Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, on Friday, imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew on two Council Areas

Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, on Friday, imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew on two Council Areas of the state between the hours of 6pm to 6am.

The affected native authorities areas are; Igbo-Eze North and Igbo-Eze.

SaharaReporters had reported that Ugwuanyi imposed restrictions on the operations of tricycle and business bikes in the identical council areas.

The enforcement of the sooner order had begun and a few arrest of violators had been made, in keeping with sources.

Nevertheless, the governor in an announcement issued by the Secretary to the State Authorities, Prof. Simon Ortuanya, mentioned the dusk-to-dawn curfew takes impact from Friday, June 10.

In line with the assertion issued on Friday night, the curfew was “Pursuant to Govt Order No. 3, 2022 and consequent upon safety challenges in Igbo-Eze North and Igbo-Eze South Native Authorities Areas of Enugu State.”

The assertion added that Gov. Ugwuanyi imposed the curfew in train of the powers conferred on him by Part 215 (4) of the 1999 Structure of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended).

The governor directed the Chairmen of the affected Council Areas in addition to the Forest Guard and Neighbourhood Watch Officers in these affected areas to make sure strict compliance with the Order. 

Ugwuanyi additionally directed the Enugu State Commissioner of Police to take all lawful measures to implement the order, “together with arrest and prosecution of defaulters.”   

Supply: Sahara Reporters.

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