The Edo State Authorities has imposed a 24-hour curfew throughout the state until additional discover following the jailbreak on the Benin Jail this morning.
Thugs stormed Benin Jail this morning and set a few of the inmates free after the thugs engaged the armed jail warders, a few of the prisoners escaped whereas a number of others sustained accidents.
Secretary to the State Authorities,Osarodion Ogie in an announcement mentioned the federal government can’t sit idle for thugs within the guise of #EndSARS protesters to vandalism and assault non-public people and establishments. He additionally said the curfew is to take impact from 4pm Monday
“Whereas the federal government of Edo State respects the rights of its residents to undertake professional protests, it can’t sit idly when hoodlums have taken legal guidelines into their palms to trigger mayhem on harmless residents and the state.
By the directive, faculties and companies are to close down actions accordingly. Those that can’t transfer safely are to remain put between now and 4pm until calmness is restored.
Mother and father are suggested to rein of their kids, youths and wards, to forestall additional breakdown of regulation and order.
The duty of presidency is to guard lives and property and preserve regulation and order, due to this fact, anybody discovered exterior in violation of the curfew can be handled in line with the regulation.