Adamawa: Gov Fintiri imposes 24-hour curfew over hoodlums attack on business premises
Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri has imposed a 24-hour curfew on the state.
Fintiri announced the decision on Sunday.
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.
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.
“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.
Also a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Humwashi Wonosikou, said only those on essential duties with valid identification would be permitted to move around during the period of the curfew.
While appealing to the citizens and residents of the state to comply with the directive, the statement maintained that any person found contravening the order would be arrested and made to face the wrath of the law.