Crisis in Orlu: Gov. Uzodimma imposes dusk to dawn curfew

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The Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodimma has imposed dusk to dawn curfew in Orlu following the escalation of crisis in the area.
The Governor took this action on receiving a report on  the  activities of a group of militants who unleashed a shooting spree in the  Orlu area of the state, killing and maiming innocent citizen in the process.
Governor Uzodimma totally appalled by this sad  report which appears to paint a picture of near breakdown of law and order in the Orlu area applied an interim measure to immediately restore the peace in Orlu zone, imposed a dusk to dawn curfew (6 pm to 6 am) in the following Local Government Areas of Orlu zone; namely; Orlu, Orsu, Oru East, Oru West, Ideato North, Ideao South, Njaba, Isu, Nwangele and Nkwerre.
The government has also condemned in its entirety the ongoing act of extreme hooliganism and brigandage. The governor assured that those behind the callous barbarism will surely regret their actions.
Consequently, the Governor directed the security agencies to fish out without fail, all those behind the carnage and immediately bring them to book.
“Let  no one be in any doubt that the perpetrators  of this dastardly act will ever escape justice. I assure them that they will pay for for their cruelty against a  peace loving, innocent people” Uzodimma said.
He strictly warned that all law-abiding citizens are advised to comply strictly with the curfew as announced. Anyone caught violating the curfew will be treated as a suspect.
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