Ondo govt imposes curfew on Igbaraoke over Councillorship bye-election crisis

Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN has ordered the imposition of a twenty-four hour curfew on Igbara-Oke, headquarters of Ifedore Local Government Area of the State.

According to a statement issued by Chief Press Secretary to Governor Akeredolu, Richard Olatunde, this order is with immediate effect.

This is sequel to the violent dimension of what was initially considered a peaceful protest in the town following the outcome of a Councillorship bye-election.

All security agencies are urged to enforce to the letters, this order.

In the same vein, Traditional Rulers, Opinion Leaders and all persons of goodwill are enjoined to rein in their wards as non-compliance with this curfew order shall not be tolerated.