Akwa Ibom Council Boss Imposes Dusk-To-Dawn Curfew.

The Chairman of Ikono Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Nyakno Uwemedimo Okoibu has announced a dusk-to-dawn curfew to be effective from December, 28th between the hours of 6pm and 6am daily till further notice.

A statement by the Press Secretary to the local government chairman, Nsisong Ntuk explains that the restriction order became necessary to halt cult-related activities which had resulted in killings and looting of properties worth millions of naira in the area.

The Chairman charged the security operatives to increase the tempo of surveillance and monitoring, in order to forestall the killings by cultists operating within the local government area and its environments.

He urged the people to cooperate with the security agencies by reporting suspicious movement of persons and volunteer information that could lead to arrest of the criminal elements in the council area.

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