Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew on Igbo-Eze North and Igbo-Eze South local councils of the state, between 06:00 p.m. to 06:00 a.m., effective June 10, 2022.
Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Prof. Simon Ortuanya, in a statement, yesterday, disclosed that the curfew was pursuant to Executive Order No. 3, 2022 and consequent upon security challenges in the two councils.
Ortuanya added that the governor imposed the curfew in exercise of the powers conferred on him by Section 215 (4) of the 1999 Constitution.
The statement directed the chairmen of the two councils as well as Forest Guard and Neighbourhood Watch officers of the affected council to ensure strict compliance with the Executive Order.
It also directed the Commissioner of Police to take all lawful measures to enforce the order, “including arrest and prosecution of defaulters.”