Governor Umahi imposes 24-hour curfew in Ebonyi state
Governor David Umahi has imposed a 24-hour curfew in Ebonyi state which became effective from 7 pm
on Wednesday, October 21.
Mr. Umahi made the declaration in a state-wide broadcast in the state capital Abakaliki after
disturbances from protesters led to the destruction of some public facilities in Abakaliki,
causing pandemonium among the citizens.
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Governor Umahi imposes a 24-hour curfew in Ebonyi state and called on security agencies to barricade all
the state’s boundaries within the stated period and protect lives and property.
“These hoodlums and cultists are not Ebonyi people, but came from outside because they do not wish us well.
“Security agencies in the state have sustained injuries from the attacks of these hoodlums and have
exercised great patience and wisdom in handling the issue at stake,” he said.