The Abia State Authorities has imposed a ban on tricycle operations between 7 pm and seven am in all main cities of the state from in the present day, twenty third February 2021.
This comes as some suspected hoodlums attacked Omoba Police Station in Isiala-Ngwa South Native Authorities Space of Abia State, killing two law enforcement officials.
DAILY POST gathered that the hoodlums stormed the station at about 2:30 am, Tuesday morning.
It was additionally gathered that the state of affairs has created extra panic within the space, as everybody together with law enforcement officials are actually working in concern.
Nonetheless, the Authorities in a launch by the Commissioner of Info, Chief John Okiyi Kalu and issued to journalists, in Umuahia, on Tuesday, referred to as for whole vigilance and immediate info from residents to make sure the arrest and prosecution of the hoodlums.
The State Authorities additionally referred to as on banks and different susceptible establishments to fortify safety round their locations of enterprise whereas all safety formations within the state have been requested to stay on crimson alert till the state of affairs is absolutely pacified.
In accordance with the discharge, “Regulation-abiding residents and guests are suggested to go about their regular companies whereas sustaining vigilance as measures have been put in place to make sure their security.
“These attacking safety brokers and formations solely search to engender anarchy and concern within the minds of our folks however we won’t permit them to win or flip our focus away from the onerous activity of quickly creating our state. We are going to due to this fact proceed to assist safety companies with no matter they should foil the agenda of the hoodlums.
“Whereas we implore neighborhood leaders to be vigilant, we urge mother and father and guardians to take extra curiosity within the actions of their kids and wards to keep away from their falling prey to criminally minded people”.
Abia govt bans tricycle operation between 7pm, 7am, activity residents on vigilance