One Day One Trouble in Kogi State as Gov. Bello Imposes 24 Hour Curfew in Central Senatorial District

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Kogi State government has just announced 24 hours curfew in five Local Government Areas of Cenral Senatorial District, namely; Adavi, Ajaokuta, Okene, Okehi and Ogori/Magongo

No reason was given for the new development as announced by the Chief Press Secretary to the state government, Mrs Petra Onyegbule but it was suspected to be a security alert.

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According to the Press Release the government said; “This is a notice of a 24-hour curfew imposed on residents of the 5 Local Government Areas of Central Senatorial District beginning from midnight (already commenced). This curfew will last for 24 hours and it is absolute. No movement whatsoever shall be allowed. “All residents of Adavi, Ajaokuta, Okehi, Okene, Ogori/Magongo Local Government Areas are advised to comply by this directive as anyone who runs foul would have themselves to blame.

“Government regrets every inconvenience this might cause and assures citizens and residents this decision has been taken in the best interest of the state.”

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It will be recalled that in the recent one month, insecurity had been on the rise in the area; culminating in the burning of police station, killing of security men and last week Wednesday assassination of a labour leader, Abdulmumini Yakub. © November 9, 2017

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