The Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi, on Wednesday, gave a 72-hour ultimatum to heads of DSS, police, civil protection and different safety businesses to arrest the killers of two troopers and cops within the state.
Umahi made this recognized whereas briefing journalists shortly after an enlarged safety emergency assembly that occurred on the new Authorities Home, Abakaliki.
The governor, nevertheless, tasked unknown gunmen to cease attacking, killing safety businesses in addition to terrorizing harmless residents of the southeast within the title of agitation.
He equally declared curfew within the state from 8:00pm to six:00am, and, nevertheless, banned motion from all entrance and exit factors within the state, stressing that anybody discovered violating the order can be arrested and prosecuted.
In response to him: “We have now agreed that each one native docs within the state and conventional medication sellers should inside seven days at the moment register with the Commissioner for Border Peace, with the Commissioner for Well being and with the police. There can be govt order to this occasion and anybody that’s caught doing in any other case can be arrested and can be prosecuted.
“We’re conscious that there are some killings over the weekend; a policeman was killed, two troopers had been killed and I feel one civilian and their killers are pure bandits.
“They do these killings and put it on social media that they’re members of IPOB or ESN. With out standing for both IPOB or ESN, however they proceed to disclaim that they aren’t into violence however for me, criminality is criminality and I’ve directed safety businesses to crackdown on all felony actions within the state.
“And for individuals who did the killings, the safety businesses should carry them to ebook inside 72 hours, they need to try this.
“We agreed that there’s rampant faux information in Ebonyi state. Like at the moment, someone posted that herdsmen are in Ebonyi and they’re killing individuals and colleges began closing down, college students and pupils began working helter skelter, is that what we are going to proceed to tolerate?
“And so, I’ve directed whether or not you’re in opposition, whether or not you’re in settlement, no matter factor you’re, try to be tracked down in order that try to be going to courtroom to show no matter factor you’re placing ahead.
“We have now directed that each one wake-keep within the state should finish by 6:pm and the native authorities Chairmen, safety brokers and Ebubeagu should implement this.
“All social actions should finish by 6pm. Whenever you defy this order, you’ll pay a minimal of N1million as a result of a number of hoodlum actions occur throughout this week-keep going into the night time,” he acknowledged.