Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa state has in the wake of the looting of warehouses in the state by irate youths has imposed an indefinite dusk to dawn curfew beginning from 3:00pm Sunday.
In a text of broadcast made available to our correspondent on Sunday, the governor said, in view of the fact that if left unchecked, the massive looting will lead to the loss of lives and properties, he has no choice other than to impose the curfew.
” I have declared and imposed an indefinite dawn to dusk curfew throughout the State beginning from 3 o’clock Sunday the 25th of October 2020.
Movement by all manner of vehicles except as authorized, is hereby prohibited as the curfew comes into effect.
“As a responsible Government, we shall do everything within our powers to protect the lives of every citizen and will not brook any lawlessness within our boundaries.
I charge every citizen to remain calm as we navigate this current situation,” Fintiri said.