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Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa state has declared a 24-hour curfew on the state, effective immediately Sunday 30th July, 2023.

Adamawa residents loot warehouse


This is after the escalating attacks of hoodlums breaking into warehouses and carting away foodstuffs and other valuables.

Fintiri on his verified Twitter handle said the government took the action as a precaution to prevent the escalating violence by hoodlums attacking people and businesses.

OYO NEWS understands that there was looting of a government-owned warehouse at Kwana-waya by angry residents, who later broke into the Central stores located at Barkin Kogi and looted food items.

The governor said, “Effective immediately Sunday, July 30, 2023, I, Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, have declared a 24-hour curfew in Adamawa State due to escalating violence by hoodlums attacking people and businesses.

Fintiri said only those on essential duties with valid identification would be permitted to move around during the period of the curfew.

“No movement is allowed, except for essential duties with valid ID. Your safety is our priority – please comply for the well-being of all,” he wrote.

With the curfew imposed, there will be no movement throughout the state.

A statement signed by press secretary to the Governor Humwashi Wonosikou appealed to citizens and residents of the state to comply with the directive, adding that any person found contravening the order would be arrested and made to face the wrath of the law.

By oyonews

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