Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has imposed a 24-hour curfew on Ikare Akoko, headquarters of Akoko North-East Native Authorities Space of the state, following a disaster in the neighborhood.
Prior to now few days, two teams of younger individuals attacked one another after the New Yr carnival within the metropolis.
It was gathered that some individuals have been killed, whereas outlets and autos have been allegedly vandalized and burnt by some hooligans.
Nevertheless, the curfew order was contained in an announcement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Richard Olatunde, on Thursday.
The assertion learn: “A 24-hour curfew has been imposed in Ikare-Akoko, headquarters of Akoko North-East Native Authorities of Ondo State, with fast impact.
“The choice was taken at a State Safety Council assembly chaired by Governor Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN
“This follows the escalated violent battle within the city since Tuesday which continues unabated regardless of a gathering held by the Authorities and the Olukare of Ikare, Oba Akadiri Momoh and Owa Ale of Iyomet, Oba Adeleke Adegbite to rein of their topics.
“Safety businesses have been directed to make sure strict compliance with the order simply as investigations are already underway to uncover the true trigger(s) of the violent battle.
“Emphasis, Ikare Akoko is closed for any unauthorized motion and human exercise till additional discover.”
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