Hoodlums Burn Two Police Stations In Ebonyi As Umahi Imposes 24-hour Curfew (Photograph)
The youths burnt the stations in Ebonyi
Two Police Stations in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State capital have been burnt down.
The incident occurred on Wednesday.
It was gathered that the offended thugs invaded Kpiripiri Police Station and Ekeaba Police Station and launched these contained in the cell earlier than setting them ablaze.
The irate youth continued the operation by blocking main streets in Abakaliki – Sperandio Junction, Presco Junction and Udensi Roadabouts.
Some policemen sustained accidents through the assault.
Because of this, the Governor David Nweze Umahi of Ebonyi State, on Wednesday, imposed 24-hour curfew within the state to curb felony actions and equally scale back assault on authorities property.
Umahi stated the hoodlums and cultists have burnt many police stations, shifting to jail to set prisoners free and are equally attacking safety businesses together with capturing at them.
In keeping with him, “These hoodlums and cultists are usually not Ebonyians however they got here from exterior as a result of they don’t want us properly.”
“Safety businesses in our state have sustained accidents from the assaults of those hoodlums and the provocation. These Safety businesses have exercised nice sufferers and knowledge in dealing with the difficulty at stake and I urge them to proceed doing simply that.”
“Authorities autos and infrastructure of presidency have come underneath extreme destruction and that is regrettable.”
“I’ll proceed to say that the peaceable protesters have their reputable calls for and I supply my apologies for a lot of areas we leaders have failed our younger kids. We imagine that the success of the peaceable #endSARS protest will make we leaders make amends the place mandatory.”
” I enchantment to our folks to not enable outsiders to distroy the modest enhancements of our state which can not have gone down properly to some folks exterior our state who don’t want us properly and who imported these hoodlums to our state.”
” I subsequently, name on safety businesses to dam all our borders from 7:00 pm in the present day, the 21st October, 2020 and to guard all lives and property.”
” Moreover, I, the Governor of the state, by the powers conferred on me by the structure of the federal republic of Nigeria, I hereby impose a 24 hours curfew from 7:00 pm in the present day, the 21st of October, 2020.”