Akwa Ibom Extends Curfew By 13 Hours


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The Govt of Akwa Ibom has prolonged curfew within the state by 13 hours from 12midday on Friday to 7am on Saturday, 24th October 2020.

The curfew was imposed by Governor Udom Emmanuel, following the violent demonstration that erupted after two individuals suspected to be EndSARS protesters have been shot useless by a suspected safety agent alongside Willington Bassey Approach, Uyo Akwa Ibom State.

The commissioner of Data and Technique, Ini Ememobong, in an announcement on Friday, mentioned the extension was as a result of unfolding occasions and conditions being monitored by the state and safety companies.

The assertion reads partially, “Because of creating conditions being monitored by the state authorities and safety companies and the inevitable want to guard residents and property, based mostly on overriding the general public curiosity, the Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, has prolonged the curfew, which was initially resulting from expire by midday of 23rd October 2020, until 7 am on Saturday, 24th October 2020.

This curfew has a statewide impact.

“Expectedly, there might be a complete cessation of motion, aside from these on important duties, who should present correct identification.

“All law-abiding residents are suggested to stay at house, as safety companies have been briefed to strictly implement this order.”

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