Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara State has imposed an indefinite curfew on Offa and Erinle cities from 6pm to 8am.
The Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to the governor, Rafiu Ajakaye, made this identified in Ilorin on Thursday.
Ajakaye stated the imposition of the curfew adopted the renewed hostilities between some teams of individuals from the 2 communities on Thursday.
A part of the assertion learn: “The curfew takes instant impact from 6pm at the moment, Thursday, March 4, 2021. Safety businesses have been deployed to implement the curfew.
“Whereas safety forces on the bottom are to take care of the peace, army reinforcements from Sobi Barracks and the Cellular Police Pressure from Ilorin have been deployed instantly.
“All residents are hereby directed to withdraw from the streets of Offa and Erinle and all contested areas instantly. Residents are to remain indoors till the curfew is reviewed.”
“The Governor suggested residents of each communities and travellers crisscrossing the areas to adjust to this directive to avoid wasting lives and property.
He additionally appealed to leaders on either side to restrain and warning residents in opposition to provocative motion and to take care of peace.
“The safety forces are urged to be very agency in coping with the state of affairs and in imposing the curfew,” the assertion added.