Police Impose Curfew Over Protest In Bayelsa

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Abuja (Sundiata Post) – The Nigeria Police Force, Bayelsa state Command has imposed a Curfew across the eight Local Government Areas of the state over the violent protest that followed the ruling of the Supreme Court that nullified the election of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief David Lyon.

Briefing newsmen after a meeting attended by heads the various security agencies in the state, the State Commissioner of Police, Uche Anozie, said the Curfew was necessary to curtail any security breach.

He announced that the curfew that is expected to take effect from today, would last three days within the hours of 8 PM to 6 AM daily.

He further warned that anybody caught violating the directive would be dealt with in accordance of the law.

Culled from Tribune.


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