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COVID-19: Ebonyi Govt Imposes Dusk To Dawn Curfew

File photograph of Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi


The Ebonyi state governor, David Umahi has imposed a nightfall to daybreak curfew throughout the state as precautionary measures to stop the infiltration of COVID-19 into the state.

Governor Umahi in his declaration said that the curfew could be from 7pm to 7am, ordering the residents to adjust to the directive.

Whereas stressing that the interval the curfew would final stays indefinite, he warned that the partial lock-down order imposed within the state can be enforced with speedy impact apart from these on important duties.

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In response to him, the choice was reached following the rise within the variety of instances in Lagos and a few northern states of the nation the place indigenes of the state reside.

“Our concern is that if this factor will get worse, our individuals in Lagos and northern a part of Nigeria, will begin discovering their means again to the state aggressively even by means of the bushes. This isn’t knowledge in any respect however the knowledge is to remain indoors and lock your own home,’’ he mentioned.

Talking additional, the governor mentioned actions into the state was nonetheless banned, together with constructing materials as solely well being staff have been permitted to maneuver below the instruction of the well being group.

“This partial lockdown implies that there isn’t any evening motion and actions within the state as a result of the unlawful actions happen principally at nights,” he defined.

He additionally famous that the palliatives to cushion the results of the lockdown within the state can be shared on the applicable time, in accordance with names compiled by means of the assorted wards within the state.

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