Governor Bassey Otu of Cross River State has imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew on Ugaga, Igbekurekor, Benekaba and Ijama communities in Yala Local Government Area of the state.
The curfew is to forestall further loss of lives and properties following clashes between the four communities, and to enable security agencies to deal with the situation.
“I hereby impose a dusk-to-dawn curfew in Ugaga and Igbekurekor communities of Yala Local Government Area, as well as in Benekaba and Ujama.
“The curfew is to enable security agencies to deal decisively with the situation in the affected communities and restore normalcy,” the governor said.
Mr Otu’s declaration of curfew is contained in a statement from his spokesperson, Emmanuel Ogbeche, on Tuesday in Calabar.
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